The Uncommon Man

January 10, 2006

Female Hormone Key to Male Brain

Anything that can point the way toward less polarization between men and women is very important in my book. The idea that we each hold "female-ness" and "male-ness" within us, is a belief that points in that direction. The article below shows that research on mice may indicate that neurologically this may be true (for humans, too):

Estrogen--the quintessential female hormone responsible for regulating the reproductive cycle--turns lady mice into wannabe male mice when it is allowed to penetrate the brain during development, according to new research.

via Scientific American - Female Hormone Key to Male Brain

Posted by Russell at January 10, 2006 10:37 AM


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