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Gosh, this topic must sell! ANOTHER book on gender differences in the brain (or lack of same)

Posted Sep 06 2010 12:00am

I just blogged about gender yesterday , and today I learned of still another book about the alleged lack of evidence for differences between men and women being hard-wired in the brain. (In case you have not noticed, "hard-wired" is a phrase the popular-culture media like to toss around these days.)

From Fighting back against neurosexism (New Scientist blog):

Are differences between men and women hard-wired in the brain? Two new books argue that there's no solid scientific evidence for this popular notion

Few things are more likely to have us all frothing at the mouth than discussions about differences between the sexes - a close companion to race, IQ and climate change in the too-hot-to-talk-about stakes.

Why? Surely in 2010 science should be able to take a lot of the heat out of such

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