Sunday, May 11, 2008

Gender differences in the brain?   posted by Razib @ 5/11/2008 11:17:00 PM

Gender Differences in the Mu Rhythm of the Human Mirror-Neuron System:
The present findings indirectly lend support to the extreme male brain theory put forward by Baron-Cohen (2005), and may cast some light on the mirror-neuron dysfunction in autism spectrum disorders. The mu rhythm in the human mirror-neuron system can be a potential biomarker of empathic mimicry.

Don't know enough about this stuff to comment, but figure readers would find it of interest....