Men Association Research

Peer reviewed scientific journals about men and gender differences

FUN FACT: Cambridge University study by Dr. Amber Ruigrok (a woman) et al.: The meta-analysis of more than 126 articles published between 1990 and 2013 is the first of its kind to be conducted, and shows that on average male brains have a total volume that is between eight and 13 per cent larger than that of females. But men should not get a big head about it. :)

Neocortical neuron number in humans: effect of sex and age.
Pakkenberg B, et al. J Comp Neurol. 1997.
“The average numbers of neocortical neurons are 19 billion in female brains and 23 billion in male brains, a 16% difference.”‬

6 Fascinating Gender Differences Between Men and Women in the Workplace
Science of People, Vanessa Van Edwards
She confidently, yet wrongly, feels that the corpus collosum in females is larger.

Sex differences in the human corpus callosum: myth or reality?
Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 1997 Sep;21(5):581-601.
It has been claimed that the human corpus callosum shows sex differences...Data collected before 1910 from cadavers indicate that, on average, males have larger brains than females and that the average size of their corpus callosum is larger. A meta-analysis of 49 studies published since 1980 reveals no significant sex difference in the size or shape of the splenium of the corpus callosum, whether or not an appropriate adjustment is made for brain size using analysis of covariance or linear regression.