Brain Sex and Biological Sex

  • Kate LanzEmail author
  • Paul Brown
Part of the The Neuroscience of Business book series (TNoB)


The sex of your brain is not necessarily the same as the sex of your body. As with most other biological functions, brain sex is normally distributed—extreme males at one end, extreme females at the other, with varying gradations in between. The surprising, recent discovery has been that brains operate differently within a male–female continuum of their own, and that within this continuum the balance of male and female characteristics for any one individual can be easily established. Organisations often require brains to function in ways that are immensely wasteful of brain power. This first chapter makes the case for redressing that imbalance.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.BedfordUK
  2. 2.VientianeLaos

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