Re: Gender and Cognitive Style

Patrick Wilken (
Sun, 22 Nov 1998 23:36:09 +1100

At 7:29 PM 22-11-98, Timothy Bates wrote:
>Goldberg is pretty explicit. He suggests that only men are lateralised on
>his task and has studied this in neuropsych populations. His idea is that
>the context-dependent left hemisphere/context-invariant right hemisphere
>dichotomoy doesn't hold in grousp with two X chromosomes.

Would this be expected to have any affect in cognitive styles between the sexes? Or is this a structural difference with no, or little, functional significance?

ciao, patrick

Patrick Wilken          
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