Feb 142014
 

Men’s brains are bigger

Men have larger brains than women and are structurally different in the areas associated with emotional control, short-term memory and risk-taking.

A study by scientists that the volume of the average male brain was about 8 to 13 per cent larger than a woman’s.

It also found significant structural differences in men and women’s brains. The study found that in women, the left frontal pole, which is thought to be connected to emotional control, was much denser than in men.

Contributed By Sonia Narula

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