Tuesday, June 17, 2008

So They Talk About Undermining Straight Men

"Using brain-scanning equipment, researchers said they discovered similarities in the brain circuits that deal with language, perhaps explaining why homosexual men tend to outperform straight men on verbal skills tests -- as do heterosexual women.

"The area of the brain that processes emotions also looked much the same in gay men and straight women -- and both groups have higher rates of depressive disorders than heterosexual men, researchers said."


-- Sarah Hepola, on research that shows the overly-talkative (and perpetually depressed) among us think alike, for Salon.com