News tagged with sex differences
For decades, popular writers have entertained readers with the premise that men and women are so psychologically dissimilar they could hail from entirely different planets. But a new study shows that it's time for the Mars/Venus theories about the sexes to come back to Earth. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 04, 2013 | 3.1 / 5 (14) | 15 |
Toxoplasma gondii parasites can invade your bloodstream, break into your brain and prompt behavioral changes from recklessness to neuroticism. These highly contagious protozoa infect more than half the wo ...
Medical research Sep 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (8) | 2 |
Men and women have large differences in personality, according to a new study published Jan. 4 in the online journal PLoS ONE.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 04, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (10) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Teacher, pilot, nurse or engineer? Sex hormones strongly influence people's interests, which affect the kinds of occupations they choose, according to psychologists.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 01, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (7) | 4 |
(Medical Xpress)—Women are better than men at recognizing living things and men are better than women at recognizing vehicles.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 17, 2012 | 3 / 5 (8) | 10 |
The way that the visual centers of men and women's brains works is different, finds new research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Biology of Sex Differences. Men have greater sensitivity to fine detail and ra ...
Neuroscience Sep 03, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (5) | 11 |
Everyone knows that men and women tend to hold different views on certain things. However, new research by scientists from the University of Bristol and published in PLoS ONE indicates that this may literally be the case. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 30, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (5) | 2 |
Teenage girls with severe antisocial behaviour show abnormal changes in the structure of their brains, according to a study published today. The findings support previous studies in boys that suggested the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 24, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In the racy television hit show, Sex and the City, Carrie, one of the main characters tells her best girlfriends that "Men who are too good looking are never good in bed because they never had to be." ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 14, 2011 | 2.8 / 5 (4) | 3 |
There is no scientific basis for teaching boys and girls separately, according to Lise Eliot from The Chicago Medical School. Her review reveals fundamental flaws in the arguments put forward by proponents of single-sex schools ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 18, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2
Since 1977, there has been a 70% increase in caffeine consumption among children and adolescents. Whether it is coffee, tea, soda, or energy drinks, our children are consuming more of it. One well documented effect of caffeine ...
Health Apr 22, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Boosting a woman's confidence makes her better at spatial tasks, University of Warwick scientists have found, suggesting skills such as parking and map-reading could come more easily if a woman is feeling good about herself.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 05, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Male rat pups have more of a specific brain protein associated with language development than females, according to a study published February 20 in The Journal of Neuroscience. The study also found sex differences in the ...
Neuroscience Feb 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The act of talking is not an area where ability is usually considered along gender lines. However, a new study published in Springer's journal Sex Roles has found subtle differences between the sexes in their story-relating abilit ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Female rats are much more likely to binge eat than male rats, according to new research that provides some of the strongest evidence yet that biology plays a role in eating disorders.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Sexual dimorphism is the systematic difference in form between individuals of different sex in the same species. Examples include colour (specifically referred to as sexual dichromatism), size, and the presence or absence of parts of the body used in courtship displays or fights, such as ornamental feathers, horns, antlers or tusks.
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