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Battle of the sexes.

Author: Robert Lindsay; Henry Chancellor
Publisher: [2002?]
Series: Catalyst (Television program)
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This two-part science documentary raises questions and explores the issues that come from developments in science. Program one presents men and women as two separate species with radically different evolutionary agendas. We reveal the vast range of physiological differences between the sexes, in brain, brawn and sexual desire. The film then takes the hormone-fuelled rocket journey to puberty to show that many of the  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Lindsay; Henry Chancellor
OCLC Number: 223398227
Notes: Off-air recording of the program broadcast: ABC-TV, September 19th & 26th, 2002.
Made for La Trobe University, Bendigo, under Part VA Copyright Act 1968.
"A Windfall Films production for Channel Four Television and the Discovery Channel."
Credits: Produced and directed by Henry Chancellor.
Performer(s): Narrator: Robert Lindsay.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (52 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: Catalyst (Television program)

Abstract:

This two-part science documentary raises questions and explores the issues that come from developments in science. Program one presents men and women as two separate species with radically different evolutionary agendas. We reveal the vast range of physiological differences between the sexes, in brain, brawn and sexual desire. The film then takes the hormone-fuelled rocket journey to puberty to show that many of the differences between the sexes are pre-programmed. Throughout the programme behavioural experiments illustrate how the gap between the sexes widens from birth to puberty. Program two starts with a bang - we explore how men and women approach sex ... emotionally, bio-mechanically and practically. We ask why the sexes smell different, why women cant̕ hold their drink and why men cant̕ ask for directions when they are lost. Does the almighty testosterone really make men the stronger sex? We peek into the brain of a middle-aged woman to discover what triggers menopause. Finally, we go out on a date with a pack of silver-haired elderly ladies in Florida to discover who really wins the battle of the sexes.
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