Re: Gender gaps on the brain

Spike Jones (
Wed, 09 Jun 1999 20:26:25 -0700

Michael S. Lorrey wrote:

> Spike Jones wrote:
> >
> > I agree with Marvin Minsky: astronauts should all be women, for women
> > have a more favorable brains to weight ratio. {8^D
> No only that but their higher body fat gives them greater resistance to motion
> sickness.

Yes, but Mike, for the mission I have in mind, we need a woman who really is nothing but skin and bones. And brains. Maybe one with an even lower body fat ratio than mine. After my almost 20 yrs of caloric restriction, such a woman may not exist. {8^D spike