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Brain Storm

The Flaws in the Science of Sex Differences

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$23.50 • £18.95 • €21.00

ISBN 9780674063518

Publication Date: 10/15/2011

Academic Trade

408 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

15 line illustrations, 3 tables

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Rebecca M. Jordan-Young is a sociomedical scientist whose research has been supported by grants from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the National Science Foundation, and others. Jordan-Young is Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Barnard College, Columbia University, and recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship. Her writing has appeared in top science journals (Nature, Trends in Cognitive Sciences), the New York Times, and the Guardian.

Awards & Accolades

  • Co-Winner, 2011 Distinguished Publication Award, Association for Women in Psychology
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