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What's The Difference Between Male And Female Brains?

03/01/10 12:00PM By Jane Lindholm
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Pop culture and personal experiences give us plenty of reasons to believe that men and women think differently.  But what does the science say about gender, sex and brain chemistry?  Dr. Cindy Forehand, a UVM professor of anatomy and neurobiology discusses the differences between male and female brains. Listen 

Also, we look into the shifting role of the Vermont National Guard.  Not long ago the public's awareness of the Guard didn't go much beyond the sight of them driving military vehicles up and down the interstate on weekends.  The deployment of 1500 guard members to Afghanistan has changed that.  VPR's Steve Zind looks into how this change affects soldiers, their families, and the public's perceptions. Listen

And, VPR's Ric Cengeri drops in on snocross: a snowmobile competition where six to eight riders test their abilities against a course filled with jumps and turns. Rock Maple Racing is hosting a snocross competition this weekend in Barton at the Orleans County Fairgrounds. Listen




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Snocross Competition Cindy Forehand's ECHO Presentation
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