Unformatted text preview: shape in females. This size difference reflected less hemispheric lateralization in females than in males and this affected visual and spatial functioning. Other research cannot confirm this finding. MRI sounds no differences between women and men. Boys’ brains secrete less serotonin than girls’ brains. Michael Gurian claims that boys are more impulsive and not as calm as girls. When males have sex, there is a rush of oxytocin which makes them say I love you. Scientific evidence points in the other direction. The amygdale that responds to emotionally arousing info is larger in the male. There are more neuron connections in the region in males than in females which suggest they handle stress differently. German researchers remove the pups from their mothers and measure their serotonin levels....
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- Fall '08
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