In this groundbreaking book, Dr Louann Brizendine describes the uniquely flexible structure of the female brain and its constant, dynamic state of change - the key difference that separates it from that of the male - and reveals how women think, what they value, how they communicate, and whom they'll love. She also reveals the neurological explanations behind why...a woman remembers fights that a man insists never happened...thoughts about sex enter a woman's brain once every couple of days but enter a man's brain about once every minute...women use about 20,000 words each day, while a man uses roughly 7,000...a woman's brain goes on high alert during pregnancy - and stays that way long after giving birth...a woman over 50 is more likely to initiate divorce than a man...women tend to know what people are feeling, while men can't spot an emotion unless someone cries or threatens them with bodily harm! Accessible, compelling, and based on more than three decades of research, "The Female Brain" will help women to better understand themselves - and the men in their lives.
Dr Louanne Brizendine is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and director of the Women's Mood and Hormone Clinic at the University of California. She has more than three decades of experience as a physician, psychiatrist, psychopharmacologist and has studied the female brain for the past 20 years. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and son.