Male Brains slightly larger than Female Brains [but not proportionately]

Mr. W.Y. Chan wahchan at liverpool.ac.uk
Wed Aug 6 07:46:15 EST 1997


Steve Barnard (steve at megafauna.com) wrote:
: It's also recently been determined that men's brains have more neurons
: that womens's -- something like four billion more, give or take a few.

: So what?

: 	Steve Barnard

It means if dont know already that the average male brain would have more
capacities to store more information than an average female because of
the extra neurons. Of course not everybody is more clever than the next person
because of brain size but one must also consider the fact that in human
evolution Homo Sapien has the biggest brains than any proto humans, though
people may argue that it is related to body size, however this is not always
the truth when you consider the brain of an elephant is much smaller 
than that of a human child. Coincidentally some psychologist argue that
there are a "fine line" between a "geniuse" and a "pyschopath" and that
may have something to do with the general trend that men often more likely
to be involved in violent crimes associated with the extra neuron's desire
to experiment or commit an act deemed socially unacceptable by law, this can
be as a result of been deprived certain social task (or a job), in matter of
fact the biggest female brain on record was from a woman serial killer,
they weighed her brain after she was executed for her crimes.


	Wah




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