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Louann Brizendine

Why We Can Be So Wrong About What Others Are Thinking

Kare Anderson | Posted 06.26.2014 | Good News
Kare Anderson

We are overly confident about our capacity to read other people, even our spouses. Trying to "detect the emotion someone is feeling by looking at a picture of their face or looking into someone's eyes" (two common mind reading tests) actually worsens our accuracy.

How My Church Hijacked My Vagina

Monique Ruffin | Posted 03.19.2014 | Black Voices
Monique Ruffin

Just like the Christian church asks us to believe that the earth is only 6,000 years old (rather than 4.5 billion years), it also asks us to believe t...

No Guns for My Boy

Tabby Biddle | Posted 07.01.2013 | Parents
Tabby Biddle

A couple of months ago I was standing in line at a Target in Los Angeles with my husband at my side, wearing my baby boy in his Ergo Carrier on my fro...

The Power of Women

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 05.22.2013 | Women
Ekaterina Walter

Let's take a look at some of the facts and figures involved in the story of women in 2013, while not forgetting that this is no reason to rest on our laurels -- there's still plenty of work to be done.

Does Brain Science Prove That Companies Need Female Leaders?

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 02.13.2012 | Women
Rebecca Shambaugh

The bottom line is this: Better balanced leadership leads to better business results. But after all these years, women still only account for a mere 14 percent of senior leadership.

Texting Is for Boys: Warn Your Daughters to Just Say No!

Fran Lasker | Posted 10.16.2011 | Parents
Fran Lasker

It is true that boys and men have always been reluctant to talk, but fortunately for our society, girls and women have been in the vanguard of the communication movement. Tragically, this is changing.

'The Male Brain': Ladies, He's Not A Pervert Just Because He Wants More Sex Than You Do (PHOTOS, POLL)

Louann Brizendine, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Louann Brizendine, M.D.

If you've ever complained that your man doesn't "get" you, it may surprise you to find out that you don't "get" him either.

'The Male Brain': Why Do Men Think The Way They Do? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Why do men act the way they do? In Dr. Louann Brizendine's new book "The Male Brain," which she wrote about today for the Huffington Post, she explain...

Losing It: How Men and Women Differ in Expressing Anger

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

Women generally tend to vent less than men in public, and internalize the anger instead.

Switching Sides Later In Life

Vicki Iovine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vicki Iovine

In the past five years, I've been stunned by how many of my formerly married-with-children girlfriends have bolted from their traditional family geometry and found true love with other women.

Why Do Women Feel They Need Permission?

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

What leads me to seek social approval before making a decision? Could it be a personality trait? Could it be a lack of self-esteem? Or is biology a factor?

The Chemistry Of Teen Self-Esteem

Louann Brizendine, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Louann Brizendine, M.D.

You don't have to be Jamie Lynn Spears or Bristol Palin to understand that today's teen girls are conflicted about their responsibilities and overwhelmed with tough decisions.

Office Fascists, Internet Dating Tips And Boys' Brains

Dr. Belisa Vranich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Belisa Vranich

Q: My father-in-law is in his mid-70s but seems to be having problems with his memory, the whole family has noticed it but no one wants to say anythin...