There are sex differences in the size of individual brain structures. The hippocampus, a structure involved in memory formation, is on average larger in men than in women, as is the amygdala, which is also involved in memory, as well as emotions. (http://www.theguardian.com/science/neurophilosophy/2013/oct/06/male-brain-versus-female-brain)

The hippocampus in the male brain is generally less active during emotional and relational experiences in the workplace, and has less linkage with the word centers of the brain (e.g., males are less likely to talk about relational and emotional experiences. (Gurian, Michael, PhD, with Barbara Annis. Leadership and the Sexes. SF CA: Jossey-Bass, 2008. p xxi)

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