Archive for December, 2010

How male or female is your brain?

How male or female is your brain?

Do the test and find out for yourself! Just check out your Empathy Quotient and your Systemizing Quotient.

The tests are published in the book The essential difference, by S. Baron Cohen. And you can also read our review of the book

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Why are women dropping out of the workforce?

Are the complex demands of modern child rearing the nub of the problem? Or should one blame the trend on a failure of female ambition? What all companies need to know if they value keeping women on board. Read the full Harvard Business Review article.

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Could Britain be the next country where women revolutionise the way to work?

‘The new way to work’ is rapidly becoming a real trend in The Netherlands, with think tanks, diversity consultancies and even government campaigns now using the word.

The Essential Difference: Men, Women and the Extreme Male Brain

The Essential Difference: Men, Women and the Extreme Male Brain

S. Baron-Cohen
The main idea in the book is that we all know there are differences between men and women, mainly subtle psychological differences. Baron-Cohen argues that there is one essential difference: female brains are hard-wired for empathy whereas male brains