There are clear anatomical differences between babies born male and those born female, and until recently, it was commonly accepted that this applied just as much to the brain as to any other part of the body. But in the last few decades, researchers have begun to question this assumption. Is it true that a male brain is physiologically different to a female one? And if so, why?
Acclaimed neuroscientist Dr Gina Rippon joins us in The Garden to dig into what research tells us is down to nature and what we can chalk up to nurture when it comes to gendered behaviour and the structure of the brain.Read more
How we think about who we are and how that intersect with our bodies, brains and biology is the subject of discussion today. But has this always been the case? Are there blurred lines between anatomy & identity we should be exploring?
1 Is the human brain pink, blue or fifty shades of grey matter?
2 How do the stories we tell shape who we are?
3 How does where you grow up impact who you become?
4 Is our anatomy our destiny?
5 What can animals teach us about sex?
6 What can animals teach us about identity?
7 How do conjoined twins challenge our view of identity?
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