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Gender Differences in Communication Gender Differences in Communication Every race culture civilization and society on this planet shares two things in common the presence of both the male and female sex and the need to communicate between the two The subject of gender differences appears to have engaged peoples curiosity for as long as people have been writing down their thoughts from as far back as the writing of the creation of Adam and Eve to its current popular expression in books such as Men are from Mars Women are from Venus The assertion that men and women communicate in different ways about different things and for different reasons seems to go un-argued and is accepted as true by a vast majority of Americans It is the reason why we communicate differently that conjures up quite a bit of debate and conversational turmoil One of the most traditional hypothesis is the one John Gray wrote about in his book Men are from Mars Women are from Venus which essentially points to differences in brain structure hormones and socialization as the cause of such an enormous gender gap in communication But that was then and this is now scientists throughout the world are working to learn more about gender differences in communication and much has been discovered since the days of Mars Venus One such research team is that of Canary and Hause of the Communication Quarterly In their study they conclude that the previous 50 years of research on sex differences in communications such as that of John Gray brought about no conclusive findings for such differences The researchers analyses of their findings provided evidence for an expectation of small differences due to sex approximately 1 of variance concluding that the effects found were due mostly to society and culture Deborah Tannen a leading scholar of communication also shares this view of gender and communication She studied ethnic groups which speak the
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