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Mapreaders and Multitaskers
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Subtitle Men. Women. Nature. Nurture.
By Gavin Evans
Published By

Thistle Publishing

ISBN 9781786080202
Non Fiction Genre Popular science
Publication Date 01/01/2017
Price 10.99
Paperback Hyperlink https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mapreaders-Multitaskers-Women-Nature-Nurture/dp/1786080206
Ebook Hyperlink https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mapreaders-Multitaskers-Women-Nature-Nurture-ebook/dp/B06WWK55V8/

Synopsis

In Mapreaders and Multitaskers, Gavin Evans argues that male and female minds do not emerge from different planets, and that our emotional and intellectual capacities are moulded more by culture than biology.

Author's Bio

Gavin Evans was born in London but grew up mainly in South Africa where he became involved in the anti-apartheid campaign while working as a journalist. He returned to London 24 years ago and teaches at Birkbeck College, University of London. Mapreaders and Multitaskers is his seventh book.

Reviews

“Readers who are not familiar with these arguments, and the science of the past forty years that supports them, should read this book. Especially fathers who have daughters, as Evans does.”
Times Literary Supplement

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19 Comments

  1. Great book! Accessible read – important message in the #metoo age! Well done

  2. Absolutely fantastic book. I loved it.

  3. Amazing book! Really important in an age where these ideas are sneaking back into normal politics. A anti-handmaids manifesto for our time!

  4. Fantastic book – such an interesting read!

  5. Brilliant book, challenged many ideas that are so prevalent in modern politics, definitely worth the read

  6. Fantastic, a must-read book for a generation!

  7. A fantastic, balanced read, dispelling myths.

  8. A brilliant book which successfully undermines so much conventional but patently wrong information on gender differences. Should be read by all.

  9. There is tons of psychological research studies that support what Gavin Evans explains and demonstrates in his excellent,true,important book!

  10. Excellent book

  11. Very important book in the age of me to, methodical and scientific argument that undercuts the sexism nonsense spouted by populist leaders.

  12. Great read, and so pertinent in this era when fake science and bigotry combine to roll back gains on gender equality

  13. A powerful book with solid research that challenges the assumptions about gender differences that are hard-wired into our culture

  14. Brilliant, insightful corrective to the pseudo science so often enlisted to rationalize systems of oppression

  15. Excellent, thorough, engaging and timely book

  16. Insightful. Evans directs his original and combative voice against erroneous old wisdoms about gender. Liberating.

  17. Great book that challenges some of those underlying beliefs entrenched in individuals and society around gender

  18. Superb!

  19. Immensely readable, relevant, important and much needed wisdom!

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