Pink Brain, Blue Brain: What Really Separates Men and Women

We know that men and women are different — but how exactly, and why? Though some differences lie in anatomy and biology, that’s not the whole story. How do our brains dictate our manliness or womanliness, and what differences between males and females exist only in our imaginations? Do boys really have more trouble in the classroom, do girls innately care more about beauty, and what does nonbinary identity teach us about how we define ourselves?

Festival: Aspen Ideas 2018

Watch and Listen: Society

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