Sep 17

A Gendered Brain? Shattering Sexist Science

at Event Oval, The Diana Center
  • Add to Calendar 2019-09-17 18:30:00 2019-09-17 18:30:00 A Gendered Brain? Shattering Sexist Science Neuroscientists Gina Rippon, Daphna Joel, and Giordana Grossi discuss the latest breakthroughs in neuroscience that dispel the myth of male versus female brains. The panelists will challenge the historical and political conditions that produced ideas about binary gender differences in people’s brains, discuss how and why these misperceptions have persisted into the 21st century, and reveal how human brains are in actuality highly individualized, profoundly adaptable, and full of unbounded potential. Rebecca Jordan-Young, Barnard College Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, will moderate. Event Oval, The Diana Center Barnard barnard-admin@digitalpulp.com UTC public

Neuroscientists Gina Rippon, Daphna Joel, and Giordana Grossi discuss the latest breakthroughs in neuroscience that dispel the myth of male versus female brains. The panelists will challenge the historical and political conditions that produced ideas about binary gender differences in people’s brains, discuss how and why these misperceptions have persisted into the 21st century, and reveal how human brains are in actuality highly individualized, profoundly adaptable, and full of unbounded potential. Rebecca Jordan-Young, Barnard College Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, will moderate.