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"VT Edition" Features Forehand on Male and Female Brains

Release Date: 02-28-2010

Author: Jennifer Nachbur
Email: Jennifer.Nachbur@uvm.edu
Phone: 802/656-7875 Fax: 802-656-3961

Vermont Public Radio's midday "Vermont Edition" program featured a discusssion with Cynthia Forehand, Ph.D., professor of anatomy and neurobiology at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, on Monday, March 1. The segment was titled "What's the Difference Between Male and Female Brains?"

Forehand, who specializes in developmental neurobiology and the autonomic nervous system, also serves as director of the Foundations Level of the Vermont Integrated Curriculum and director of the VIC Neural Science Course at the UVM College of Medicine. She recently presented on the topic of what makes a male or female brain at the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center's "Cafe Scientifique" program.

To listen to "Vermont Edition" online, go to Vermont Edition to link to a podcast of the program segment.