Men and women sometimes use different parts of their brains when doing the same things, highlighting psychological differences between the sexes, researchers say.
The findings, reported in the December issue of the journal NeuroImage, stem from a study conducted by researchers at the University of Alberta in Canada.
The study involved 33 volunteers, 23 men and 10 women, who performed a variety of tasks, including verbal and memory drills, while their brain activity was monitored with functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) technology. Peter Silverstone, a University of Alberta psychiatrist, said the findings, if backed by further research, could help patients with depression and other psychiatric conditions.
Women are twice as likely to suffer from major &to=http://english.pravda.ru/main/18/90/360/15176_whipping.html' target=_blank>depression than men, he said, reports Independent Online.
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