World-wide Evidence for Gender Difference in Sociality

  title={World-wide Evidence for Gender Difference in Sociality},
  author={Tamas David-Barrett},
One of the most contested questions about human behaviour is whether there are inherent sex or gender differences in the formation and maintenance of social bonds. On one hand, female and male brains are structurally almost identical, and while there are sex differences in the endocrine system, these are small, while much of gendered identity and behaviour is learned. On the other hand, sex differences in some aspects of social behaviour have deep evolutionary roots, and are widely present in… 

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