Psychologists have long known that we tend to converge emotionally with others as we talk to them; without being aware of it, we copy them, altering our physiology from the outside in. As an example, she links to a literature student, provocatively glossed The Feminist Batwoman. This is completely true. That means letting your partner come to you sometimes, instead of jumping in and completing his or her mental sentences. I could read this e-book over and over again.
Why boys often struggle with reading, and what we can do about it.
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It's the way we make sense of other people's behavior and decide on our own next moves. Apparently, even though there is legitimate scientific data to back up his claims, Summers had gored a golden ox. Why should those who know each other better do worse at understanding each other? But just when we expect them to get even better at it, because they know each other more intimately, something unexpected happens: Empathic accuracy actually ebbs after the first year of marriage. In fact, it is the complete deconstruction of all traditional gender roles and distinctives that motivates such opinions.
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She was the one without a belly button! It can reveal a person's most basic emotions. When it comes to fiction, the gender gap is at its widest. But suppose a woman's eyes brim with tears while she watches a DVD. It helps you see your interior world with more clarity. Just ask Lawrence Summers.
All that to say, political correctness, I believe, has tainted a legitimate, much-needed discussion about the reading gender gap. Combined with the fact that fathers are less likely to read themselves and also less likely to read to their sons , the result is that young boys are left with few models of masculine readers. But not all passive roles are bad though. Mark Carver March 4, , AM. Gerry Sanders Gerry Sanders is a writer, and a self-proclaimed ladies man, who spends most of his time trying to learn everything about everything The man sitting next to him looks over and says, "Eating that many chocolate bars is bad for you. The experiment is to see if the type of maths that girls like is different from the type of maths that boys like.
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