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The essential difference : male and female brains and the truth about autism / Simon Baron-Cohen.

Baron-Cohen, Simon.
Date
2004
  • Books


About this work

Publication/Creation

New York : Basic Books, 2004.

Physical description

xiii, 271 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Edition

1st pbk. ed.

Contents

The male and female brain -- Boy meets girl -- What is empathizing? -- The female brain as empathizer : the evidence -- What is systemizing? -- The male brain as systemizer : the evidence -- Culture -- Biology -- Evolution of the male and female brain -- Autism : the extreme male brain -- A professor of mathematics -- The extreme female brain : back to the future.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-264) and index.

Languages

  • English


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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 046500556X
  • 0738208442