Georgina Rippon

Author, The Gendered Brain; Professor Emeritus of Cognitive Neuroimaging, Aston Brain Centre, Aston University

About Georgina Rippon

Gina Rippon is Professor Emeritus of Cognitive Neuroimaging at the Aston Brain Centre in the United Kingdom, using brain imaging techniques to investigate developmental disorders such as autism. Her work also work challenges the myth that gender gaps are linked to ‘essential’ differences between female and male brains. She is an outspoken critic of "neurotrash", the populist (mis)use of neuroscience research to (mis)represent our understanding of the brain and to prop up outdated stereotypes. Her book on this topic, ‘The Gendered Brain’, was published in 2019.

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