Re: Gender gaps on the brain

Spike Jones (
Sat, 05 Jun 1999 15:17:01 -0700

> Gina Miller wrote: ... women have 55.4 percent gray matter
> vs. 50.8 in men. The average brain weight of an adult male is 49.5 ounces —
> just over 3 pounds — while women typically have a 44-ounce brain, a
> one-third-pound difference.

I agree with Marvin Minsky: astronauts should all be women, for women have a more favorable brains to weight ratio. {8^D

> Thoughts are to brains as steam is to:
> a) water
> b) vapor
> c) boiling
> d) heat.
> Scroll to the bottom of the page to see if you’re right.

So whats the answer? It wasnt on the bottom of your post! It must be water, tho, since thoughts are produced by warm brains. spike