Many people admit they're baffled by the opposite sex. While we might perceive differences between how the sexes behave and think, are there actual differences between the male and female brain?

To learn more about the human brain, I stopped by the Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University to speak with neuroscientist Dr. Lise Eliot. She authored the controversial book "Pink Brain, Blue Brain."

Hear what she had to say by watching the video above and/or clicking the link below for a full transcript. Don't forget to leave your thoughts in the comments section. Come on, talk nerdy to me!

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  • The Brain As Art

    Wellcome Trust employee Zoe Middleton poses for the media by a work entitled 'My Soul' by artist Katherine Dawson, that is a laser etched in lead crystal glass of the artist's own MRI scan, at an exhibition call 'Brains -The Mind as Matter' at the Wellcome Collection in London, Tuesday, March, 27, 2012. The free exhibition is open to the public from March 29- June 17. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

  • French Phrenological Model

    A French Phrenological model, from the mid 19th century, of a head with brain exposed is seen on display at an exhibition call 'Brains - The Mind as Matter' at the Wellcome Collection in London, Tuesday, March 27, 2012. The free exhibition is open to the public from March 29- June 17. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

  • Pathologies In Brain Specimens

    A selection of brain specimens preserved in acrylic illustrating different pathologies on loan from the Mutter Museum -The College of Physicians of Philadelphia are seen on display at an exhibition call 'Brains -The Mind as Matter' at the Wellcome Collection in London, Tuesday, March 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

  • Surgical Skull Holes

    A Bronze Age skull from Jericho in the West Bank that shows four holes made by the ancient surgical process of trephination carried out to treat a range of medical conditions, some of which were believed to have been caused by evil spirits, is on display at the exhibition 'Brains -The Mind as Matter' at the Wellcome Collection in London, Tuesday, March 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

  • Diagrams of the Skull

    A member of the media takes an image of diagrams of the human skull at an exhibition call 'Brains -The Mind as Matter' at the Wellcome Collection in London, Tuesday, March 27, 2012. The free exhibition is open to the public from March 29- June 17. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

  • 'Brains - Mind as Matter'

    A Wellcome Trust employee stands in front of a video that journeys through slices of the brain in a kaleidoscope of colour at an exhibition call 'Brains -The Mind as Matter' at the Wellcome Collection in London, Tuesday, March 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

  • Bits of Brilliance: Einstein's Brain

    Two slices of Albert Einstein's brain are seen at an exhibition call 'Brains -The Mind as Matter' at the Wellcome Collection in London, Tuesday, March, 27, 2012. The brain matter was prepared by Dr Thomas Harvey who was working at the hospital where Einstein died in 1955. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)