Mental Health

Men and women perceive internal body signals differently. Here's what it means for their mental health

Women experience more difficulties with interoception, which can affect our emotional, social and cognitive function. Image: UNSPLASH/Eric Ward

Jennifer Murphy
Lecturer in Psychology, Royal Holloway University of London
Freya Prentice
PhD Candidate, Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, UCL
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Women struggle more than men to accurately interpret their internal heart functions. Image: UNSPLASH/Jair Lázaro


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