• Question: Why do girls have bigger brains than boys or is it the other way round?

    Asked by mendes2014 to Anna on 19 Mar 2014.
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      Anna Middleton answered on 19 Mar 2014:

      Hi mendes2014
      men tend to have bigger brains than women because they are usually just bigger all over. However, this doesn’t mean that men are more clever than women. There are examples of animals with enormous brains, e.g. whales, but they are not more clever than us.