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Brain imaging study shows ‘stark difference’ in neural wiring of men and women

Women aren’t very good at reading maps, and men are incapable of multi-tasking. At first glance they might seem like a couple of hoary old stereotypes from the battle of the sexes. But are they? A new study looking at the neural wiring of the male and female brain has…

Study links mother’s harsh parenting behaviors to economic woes

Mothers with a certain gene got meaner when the economy took a dive in 2007-2009, whether or not their own purses were shorter on cash, US researchers said Monday. The study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that environment can have a major impact on behavior,…