Understanding the Science of Gender
Human evolution has created two different types of brains (male and female) designed for equally intelligent behavior.
—RICHARD HAIER, PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY, UC IRVINE
IT CAN BE DIFFICULT TODAY TO TALK COMPLETELY AND HONESTLY about how men and women feel at work. Respectful humor is often helpful.
A number of years ago, a story began to circulate on the Internet. Some people thought it began with Stephen R. Covey, though no one knows for sure. It is a fictional transmission between a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier and Canadian authorities that provides us in the gender world with a humorous metaphor for beginning a dialogue. We get a special chuckle from this story because Barbara is Canadian and Michael ...