The research provides strong evidence for behavioural similarities between the sexes. It provides no evidence that those modest behavioural sex differences are associated with brain connectivity differences. And, it offers no information about the developmental origins of either behavioural or brain differences. Yet, the popular press presents it as evidence that “hardwired” sex differences explain why men are from Mars and women are from Venus.
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