Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
To echo Fran, yes...thank you very much Helen for sharing this very personal sie of yourself. I can only imagine what this journal might be like.

Sychronistically, Lil and I were just taking about male and female braing differences the other day. She said she read someplace where the man's brain is more split, where the woman's brain has more connections between the two halves. Men are thus more singular and focused, whereas women tend to be able to multi-taskers. I didn't bug her about providing resources ;)) but on reflection, wondered if this may have something to do with evolution, where the men hunted and the women gathered (and kept the rest of the family scene together while the men hunted)? Probably too simplistic...

"Once in awhile we get shown the light, in the strangest of places, if we look at it right" - Hunter/Garcia

by whataboutbob on Mon Jul 17th, 2006 at 08:30:39 AM EST
I fear that the subject is still too little understood for anyone to confidently extrapolate from a few disputable data points any ideas of what evolutionary advantages there are to any particular aspect of the differences.

We can speculate all we like, but we should accept that our cultural assumptions will determine the nature of the discussion much more than any examinations of "facts".

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Mon Jul 17th, 2006 at 09:03:26 AM EST
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