Men and women's brains do work differently, scientists discover for first time

February 20, 2024

Difference could influence how men and women view themselvesThe brains of men and women operate differently, scientists have shown for the first time in a breakthrough that shows sex does matter in how people think and behave. ‌Experts said the brain differences could influence how males and females view themselves, how they interact with other people and how they recall past experiences. ‌The model was shown MRI scans of working brains and told whether it was looking at a woman or man. Are we really looking at sex differences? ‌For example, women are twice as likely as men to experience clinical depression while men are more at risk of drug and alcohol dependence and dyslexia.