Gender Differences in Human Cognition (Counterpoints: Cognition, Memory, and Language)

Paula J. Caplan


For years, either psychologists and most people were excited about the thought that there are gender adjustments in cognitive skills; even now, flashy hide tales exploiting this concept dominate significant information magazines, whereas study makes a speciality of variations in verbal, mathematical, spatial, and clinical talents throughout gender. This new quantity within the Counterpoints sequence not just summarizes and addresses the validity (or invalidity) of such learn, but in addition questions its ideology and results. Why can we seek so closely for those alterations? And what are the social and cultural implications of this relentless emphasis? Do organic mechanisms, in truth, give a contribution to the male-female ameliorations in cognition? those are only the various questions generated by way of this debatable subject because it is debated through the book.

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