Do gender differences reflect in the
functioning of the brain? Yes, say
scientists who have confirmed the
hypothesis that differences exist in
the functional,organisation of brain
for a specific component of language, that is, phenological processing, between males and females (Nature, Vol 373, No 6513).
Using magnetic resonance imaging researchers showed that during phenological tasks brain activation in males is laterlised - under the control of one side of the brain - while in females it engages more diffuse neural systems.
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