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Jamie Dotson Speech 1300 Differences in Male and Female Communication Introduction: Why is communication between males and females so difficult? It is most likely because they communicate differently. Today we will discuss the differences in communication between males and females and how to communicate with the opposite sex. Body: MAIN POINT 1: First, I’m going to discuss the differences in the male and female brain A) According to Anne Moir, Ph.D’s book “Brain Sex,” the development of a person’s brain and certain glands are mainly programmed early in pregnancy by the presence or absence of male sex hormones – especially testosterone. “Male and female brains are structured and process information differently.” Testosterone levels affect the whether the brain is a “male brain” or a “female brain,” although they are on a continuum from “very male” to “very female,” and function largely independently of the gender of the body they’re in. (for example, tomboys or sissies) “Men, who experience themselves as female, have been exposed to unusually low levels of testosterone in the womb. For women it’s the other way round. In short: some men have ‘female brains’, some women have ‘male brains’.” “While the male brain gives men the edge in dealing with things and theorems, the female brain is
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This note was uploaded on 06/22/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 1020 taught by Professor Marson during the Spring '11 term at East Tennessee State University.

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