Does the 'Extreme Female Brain' exist?

According to an influential and controversial theory, autism is the manifestation of an 'Extreme Male Brain'.

Now a pair of researchers in the USA have made the case that the 'Extreme Female Brain' exists, is highly empathic and comes with its own problematic consequences in terms of a fear of negative evaluation by others and, related to that, a greater risk of eating disorders.

Read more on our Research Digest blog.