The Essential Difference by Simon Baron-Cohen

Sayers, Janet V. (2004) The Essential Difference by Simon Baron-Cohen. Review of: Simon Baron-Cohen: The Essential Difference: Men, Women and the Extreme Male Brain by Baron-Cohen, Simon. Feminism & Psychology, 14 (3). pp. 472-474. ISSN 0959-3535. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Recent evidence suggests that we empathize with others, in the sense of spontane- ously imitating them, from birth. Feminist psychologists and others have also pointed out how men, as boys, might be socialized into defending against such fellow-feeling, whilst women, as girls, are socialized into negating themselves in empathizing with others as daughters, lovers, and mothers.

Item Type: Review
Subjects: H Social Sciences
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Janet Sayers
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2011 17:38
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2014 11:42
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