Abstract: Diverse Brains

GERNSBACHER, M. A. (2015). Diverse brains. The General Psychologist, 49, 29-37.
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Humans differ. Most read with their eyes, but some read with their fingertips. The majority communicates by speaking and listening, but a minority communicates by signing. Humans are diverse, and so are our brains. When should neuroscientists accentuate these differences – and when shouldn’t they? Why should individuals, themselves, accept their brain differences? And how can we, as a society, accommodate those brain differences?