How hype and hyperbole distort the neuroscience of sex differences

Gina Rippon*, Lise Eliot, Sarah Genon, Daphna Joel, Matthew F. S. Rushworth (Editor)

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Sex/gender differences in the human brain attract attention far beyond the neuroscience community. Given the interest of nonspecialists, it is important that researchers studying human female–male brain difference assume greater responsibility for the accurate communication of their findings.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere3001253
JournalPLoS biology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 10 May 2021

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