Debunker of sexist stereotypes and outspoken neuroscientist Gina Rippon tackles the 18th-century myth that persists today: that male and female brains are essentially different. This so-called “neurotrash” has become culturally ingrained, from our children’s toys to our career choices and, she claims, is limiting social progress. From the story of how such beliefs evolved to the impact it has on society today, Gina is armed with cutting-edge neuroscience and gender gap facts and promises to liberate our minds…
Professor Gina Rippon is an international researcher in the field of cognitive neuroscience, based at the Aston Brain Centre at Aston University, Birmingham. She’s also an Honorary Fellow of the British Science Association for her contributions to the public communication of science.
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