Brain Sex: Online test to discover if you have a male or female differentiated brain

May 19th, 2009 by elizabethpace Leave a reply »

By Elizabeth Pace, author of  The X and Y of Buy

Here is a quick way for you to gauge your brain sex. Set aside 30 minutes and answer these questions on the BBC science website and you will receive your personal score versus the average for all men and the average for all women that have taken the survey.

The science behind the test: Scientists frequently refer to the male or female differentiated brain. The hypothesis is that your brain develops male or female characteristics depending on how much testosterone that you are exposed to while in the womb.

Before you get started you’ll need a metric ruler–here’s a link to download one and use it to measure your fingers.  Yes, comparing the length of your ring finger to your index finger is one clue to guaging how much testosterone you were exposed to in the womb!  http://www.eduplace.com/science/hmxs/ps/pdf/4rs_3_2-4.pdf

Here’s the survey link  http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/sex/add_user.shtml    Let me know what you think.

Advertisement

Leave a Reply