First of all: Every brain is different. Not only are there differences between the brains of men and women, but brains can also be distinguished based on their age, variability regarding their individual personality traits, performance differences or cognitive impairments. Additionally, there are other factors that influence individual variability in the brain. These include hormone fluctuations, temporal rhythms, changes in motivation and other internal and external factors. It is only when all these are taken into account that individual prognoses about variations in character traits, cognitive performance, human behavior as well as clinical pictures are possible.

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Author profile picture Almut Otto is a writer and has over 30 years of know-how in the communications industry. She learned the trade of journalism from scratch in a daily newspaper and in a special interest magazine. After studying communication sciences in Munich, she worked as an international PR manager in the textile, shoe, outdoor and IT industries for a long time. For some years now, she has been concentrating more on her journalistic background. As a passionate outdoor and water sports enthusiast - her hobbies include windsurfing, kitesurfing, SUP boarding, sailing and snowboarding - she is particularly interested in keeping the oceans clean and shaping a sustainable future. In addition, she is always fascinated by the latest developments from the world's hardware and software laboratories.