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Leckman, J.F. (2005). Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience: Brain Gender. By Melissa Hines. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004, 307 pp., $49.50.. J. Amer. Psychoanal. Assn., 53(2):634-636.
    

(2005). Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 53(2):634-636

Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience: Brain Gender. By Melissa Hines. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004, 307 pp., $49.50.

Review by:
James F. Leckman

Melissa Hines is a professor of psychology and director of the Behavioural Neuroendocrinology Research Unit at the City University of London. She displays an impressive expertise in the biological and behavioral determinants of sex differences. This reflects her training both as a neuroscientist and as a clinical psychologist.

From the outset she reminds us that men are more likely than women to be incarcerated for violent crimes, to become university professors, to hold positions of political power, and to have above-average incomes.

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