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Is Your Brain Male or Female?

Horizon, 2014-2015 Episode 7 of 19

Dr Michael Mosley and Professor Alice Roberts investigate whether male and female brains really are wired differently.

New research suggests that the connections in men and women's brains follow different patterns, patterns which may explain typical forms of male and female behaviour. But are these patterns innate, or are they shaped by the world around us?

Using a team of human lab rats and a troop of barbary monkeys, Michael and Alice test the science and challenge old stereotypes. They ask whether this new scientific research will benefit both men and women - or whether it could drive the sexes even further apart.

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59 minutes

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Thu 8 Mar 2018 22:00

Are we wired differently?

Are we wired differently?
Dr Michael Mosley explores the tricky question of how much, if at all, male and female behaviour is driven by brain differences.

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterMichael Mosley
PresenterAlice Roberts
DirectorMark Bates
ProducerMark Bates
Series EditorSteve Crabtree

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