Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference by Cordelia Fine
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
I didn't like this as well as the first book I read by this author, Testosterone Rex. In this book, she gets a lot further into the scientific weeds, and the narrative lacks the breezy, funny style of Rex. Still, this book is impressive for the depth and thoroughness of her research, which was absolutely necessary given the subject. Taken together, the two books pretty much close the door on the idea that male and female traits are "hard-wired," showing instead that culture, and the gendered expectations of the society we live in, account for almost all of the differences we see between men and women. It's an important subject, but just be aware going in that this is not going to be light reading.
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