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Individual differences in brain structure underpin empathizing-systemizing cognitive styles in male adults.

Abstract:

Individual differences in cognitive style can be characterized along two dimensions: 'systemizing' (S, the drive to analyze or build 'rule-based' systems) and 'empathizing' (E, the drive to identify another's mental state and respond to this with an appropriate emotion). Discrepancies between these two dimensions in one direction (S>E) or the other (E>S) are associated with sex differences in cognition: on average more males show an S>E cognitive style, while on average more females ...

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Journal:
NeuroImage
Volume:
61
Issue:
4
Pages:
1347-1354
Publication date:
2012-07-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1095-9572
ISSN:
1053-8119
URN:
uuid:eb402c31-7b62-4cf2-821c-4aeb978f506a
Source identifiers:
320419
Local pid:
pubs:320419

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