ARe girls more talkative as compared to boys?
By FIONA MACRAE -
Women talk almost three times as much as men, according to the research.
It is something one half of the population has long suspected - and the
other half always vocally denied. Women really do talk more than men.
In fact, women talk almost three times as much as men, with the average
woman chalking up 20,000 words in a day - 13,000 more than the average
Women also speak more quickly, devote more brainpower to chit-chat - and
actually get a buzz out of hearing their own voices, a new book
"Women have an eight-lane superhighway for processing emotion, while men
have a small country road," said Dr Brizendine, who runs a female "mood
and hormone" clinic in San Francisco.
Other scientists, however, are sceptical about the effects of
testosterone on the brain and say many of the differences between the
male and female personality can be explained by social ...more