Unleash The Power Of The Female Brain {Book Review + Giveaway}

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PBS fans might already be familiar with Dr. Amen, renowned brain expert and best-selling author. He’s actually a neuropsychiatrist, and I’m a big fan of his work, having watched several of his shows on PBS, seen him on Dr. Oz and other programs. I recently received a review copy of his most recent book, Unleash The Power Of The Female Brain and have been devouring it over the past week or so.


I’ll admit that when I first heard about this book, I was a bit skeptical. I mean most of us women already tend to believe that we are smarter than men, but is there really a difference between men’s and women’s brains? Why do women need a special book about it???

By comparing the scans of male and female brains using a technique called SPECT, Dr. Amen and his team were able to identify and understand some of the special strengths and vulnerabilities of the female brain. This book explains the unique features of a woman’s brain and details the ways we can help ourselves be happier and healthier by caring for our brain more than we care for any other body part.

It turns out, the strengths of a woman’s brain include Intuition, Empathy, and Self-Control. The downside is that women’s brains also make us more vulnerable to anxiety, depression, anxiety and eating disorders.

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