Delusions of gender how our minds society and neurosexism create difference is a 2010 book by cordelia fine written to debunk the idea that men and women are hardwired with different interests the author criticizes claimed evidence of the existence of innate biological differences between men and womens minds as being faulty and exaggerated and while taking a position of agnosticism . In delusions of gender cordelia fine does a magnificent job debunking the so called science and especially the brain science of gender if you thought there were some inescapable facts about womens minds some hard wiring that explains poor science and maths performance or the ability to remember to buy the milk and arrange the . Delusions of gender is an engaging read well written and incisive cordelia fine makes a convincing argument that gender differences in performance assessed through various metrics are to a large extent the result of social cues reactions to internalized stereotypes and unconscious priming. Delusions of gender the real science behind sex differences by cordelia fine terri apter wishes that a study of genes and gender had gone further terri apter. Cordelia fine introduces us to a brain we might not want to meet a brain with a mind of its own she illustrates the brains tendency toward self delusion as she explores how the mind defends and glorifies the ego by twisting and warping our perceptions
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