Sampling the recent science writing critical of the wily categorical dichotomizing sex differences in human brains that everyone assumes science sees



Rippon, Gina et al. “How Hype and Hyperbole Distort the Neuroscience of Sex Differences.” PLoS biology 19.5 (2021): e3001253–e3001253.

Fine, C. “His Brain, Her Brain?” Science (American Association for the Advancement of Science) 346.6212 (2014): 915–916.

Eliot, Lise. “Neurosexism: The Myth That Men and Women Have Different Brains.” Nature (London) 2019: 453–454.

Eliot, Lise. “The Trouble with Sex Differences.” Neuron (Cambridge, Mass.) 72.6 (2011): 895–898.

Eliot, Lise. “The Truth About Boys and Girls.” Scientific American mind 21.2 (2010): 22–29.



Eliot, Lise et al. “Dump the ‘dimorphism’: Comprehensive Synthesis of Human Brain Studies Reveals Few Male-Female Differences Beyond Size.” Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews 125 (2021): 667–697.

Marwha, Dhruv,  Meha Halari, and Lise Eliot. “Meta-Analysis Reveals a Lack of Sexual Dimorphism in Human Amygdala Volume.” NeuroImage 147 (2017): 282–294.

Joel, Daphna et al. “Sex Beyond the Genitalia: The Human Brain Mosaic.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences - PNAS 112.50 (2015): 15468–15473.

Joel, Daphna et al. “REPLY TO DEL GIUDICE ET AL., CHEKROUD ET AL., AND ROSENBLATT: Do Brains of Females and Males Belong to Two Distinct Populations?” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences - PNAS 113.14 (2016): E1969–E1970. Web.