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Is neuroscience sexist?

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Is the theory that men are pre-programmed to be competitive, analytical and aggressive, and women compassionate, nurturing and instinctive, based on prejudice or science?

Professor of cognitive neuroimaging Gina Rippon and professor of science and society Robert Winston, discuss the evidence base for brain differences between the sexes.


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