Is Your Brain Male or Female?

BBC Horizon’s recent programme, “Is your brain male or female?” made a valiant yet narrow minded attempt at measure and reason. I offer this blog to anyone who remains as riled as I by Michael Mosley’s acceptance of Simon Baron-Cohen’s carefully paired claim that, “The male brain is predominantly hard-wired for understanding and building systems,” and, “The female brain is predominantly hard-wired … Read More

Family Matters: Learning to Love Your In-Laws

Boy meets girl. Love blossoms. Boy marries girl — and inherits the in-laws. The in-laws we acquire can affect our quality of life, from long-term happiness to family life. In “What Do You Want From Me?: Learning How to Get Along With In-Laws,” author and psychologist Terri Apter offers advice on how to ease tension and build healthy relationships with … Read More