If " women are from Venus and men are from Mars ", does an answer lie with neuroanatomy?

Introduction: - Since times immemorial, the difference of genders has prompted philosophers to divide the civilized society into patriarchic and feminist. Objective: This paper answers an age-old question:"Why do men and women behave differently"?

Method: General and Meta search engines were employed to harvest medical database and infer relevant information from 100 representative articles. (Year 2000 to 2011)

Result: - Published literature suggests that the 'difference of genders' goes deeper than mere psychology. It stems from underlying ultra-structural variations in brain morphology, embryology and bio-molecular physiology.

Conclusion: 'Difference of sexes' is not merely the result of ' post natal cultural socialization' or 'linearly taught mannerism styles'; rather, it is due to an ' innate neural hardware program'. It appears that slowly down the evolutionary chain, nature has designed two completely different sets of blue prints to ensure successful survival. Dimorphism does not impart any overall superiority to either sex; however it could play a pivotal role in social / educational theory implications, cognitive / behavior conditions and natural disease progression.


Tabinda hasan, Mahmood Fauzi

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