Bad news: Your husband's brain is bigger than yours. Good news: It DEFINITELY doesn't mean he's cleverer
Professor David Dexter peels the lid off a white plastic container to reveal a fresh human brain. Professor Dexter runs the Parkinson's UK Tissue Bank in London, where the charity's scientists study people's donated organs in its quest to cure the disease.
'We do play a guessing game about the donor's gender,' he says, with a spark of dark humour. 'Generally, female brains are smaller,' he adds with a twinkle, at which point his colleague, Kirsten Goldring, interjects: 'He means "more compact and better organised".'
Joking apart, most people are convinced men's and women's brains... read more
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