Fathers’ Brains Respond Differently to Daughters Than Sons

Fathers’ Brains Respond Differently to Daughters Than Sons

The research examined whether the varying ways in which fathers treat sons or daughters may be influenced by different brain responses to male or female children. The study couldn’t determine if those different brain responses meant fathers are somehow hard wired through genetics or evolution to treat sons differently than they treat daughters or if the fathers were conforming to societal norms relating to gender. 

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