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Book Review: A Roadmap of the Male Brain:

Book Review: A Roadmap of the Male Brain: Evolutionary Psychology www.epjournal.net – 2010. 8(4): 776-778 ¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ Book Review A Roadmap of the Male Brain A review of Louann Brizendine, The Male Brain. Broadway Books: New York, 2010, 271 pp., US$24.99, ISBN 978-0767927536 (hardcover). Lay See Ong, School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University, Singapore. Email: laysee.ong.2010@phdps.smu.edu.sg Author of The Male Brain Dr. Louann Brizendine holds the Lynne and Marc Benioff Endowed Chair in Psychiatry and is a neuropsychiatrist of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is also the Director of the UCSF Women‟s Mood and Hormone Clinic, which she founded in 1994. These positions allow her access to both academic research and clinical practice experiences, making her a practitioner expert in the hormonal effects on both the male and female brain. The title of the introduction (What Makes a Man) outlines what this book is: a roadmap for women (and even men) who are interested in knowing what goes on in the brains of men when they behave the way they do. The book focuses on the interaction between a man‟s brain structure and the social forces experienced through his life stages, emphasizing that behavioral tendencies are not cast in plaster as far as the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Evolutionary Psychology SAGE

Book Review: A Roadmap of the Male Brain:

Evolutionary Psychology , Volume 8 (4): 1 – Oct 1, 2010

Book Review: A Roadmap of the Male Brain:

Evolutionary Psychology , Volume 8 (4): 1 – Oct 1, 2010

Abstract

Evolutionary Psychology www.epjournal.net – 2010. 8(4): 776-778 ¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ Book Review A Roadmap of the Male Brain A review of Louann Brizendine, The Male Brain. Broadway Books: New York, 2010, 271 pp., US$24.99, ISBN 978-0767927536 (hardcover). Lay See Ong, School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University, Singapore. Email: laysee.ong.2010@phdps.smu.edu.sg Author of The Male Brain Dr. Louann Brizendine holds the Lynne and Marc Benioff Endowed Chair in Psychiatry and is a neuropsychiatrist of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is also the Director of the UCSF Women‟s Mood and Hormone Clinic, which she founded in 1994. These positions allow her access to both academic research and clinical practice experiences, making her a practitioner expert in the hormonal effects on both the male and female brain. The title of the introduction (What Makes a Man) outlines what this book is: a roadmap for women (and even men) who are interested in knowing what goes on in the brains of men when they behave the way they do. The book focuses on the interaction between a man‟s brain structure and the social forces experienced through his life stages, emphasizing that behavioral tendencies are not cast in plaster as far as the

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Evolutionary Psychology www.epjournal.net – 2010. 8(4): 776-778 ¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ Book Review A Roadmap of the Male Brain A review of Louann Brizendine, The Male Brain. Broadway Books: New York, 2010, 271 pp., US$24.99, ISBN 978-0767927536 (hardcover). Lay See Ong, School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University, Singapore. Email: laysee.ong.2010@phdps.smu.edu.sg Author of The Male Brain Dr. Louann Brizendine holds the Lynne and Marc Benioff Endowed Chair in Psychiatry and is a neuropsychiatrist of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is also the Director of the UCSF Women‟s Mood and Hormone Clinic, which she founded in 1994. These positions allow her access to both academic research and clinical practice experiences, making her a practitioner expert in the hormonal effects on both the male and female brain. The title of the introduction (What Makes a Man) outlines what this book is: a roadmap for women (and even men) who are interested in knowing what goes on in the brains of men when they behave the way they do. The book focuses on the interaction between a man‟s brain structure and the social forces experienced through his life stages, emphasizing that behavioral tendencies are not cast in plaster as far as the

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