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Men and women's brains are wired differently: Study

Published on Dec 3, 2013 8:54 AM

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Women aren't very good at reading maps, and men are incapable of multi-tasking.

At first glance, they might seem like a couple of hoary old stereotypes from the battle of the sexes. But are they?

A new study looking at the neural wiring of the male and female brain has concluded that there may be some truth to commonly held beliefs about what makes men and women tick.

The study, published in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, has found striking differences between the way that men's and women's brains are wired to work.

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