Scientists don’t really get the female brain – and it’s a problem for women’s health




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Biological Sciences – Cells; The Body

Additional: Careers, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Form and Function, Diversity and Evolution

Years: 8, 9, 10

Word Count: 988

There’s a lot we know (and don’t know) about the unique aspects of the female brain, so the lack of female-specific research is a real issue for women’s health. This short article highlights some of the unique properties of the female brain and could be used alongside Biological Sciences for year 8, 9 and 10.

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