Women chattier than men? One study says yes, points to brain protein as reason

(WXYZ) - A new study from the Journal of Neuroscience reveals that a brain protein may be the reason that women are more chattier than men.

Researchers observed 4-year-old boys and girls and noticed that the Foxp2 gene, a speech and language protein, was significantly lower in the boys.

To read more about the study, go the Journal of Neuroscience's website at  http://www.jneurosci.org/content/33/8/3276.abstract .

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