Kevin Mitchell
Associate Professor in Developmental Neurobiology, Trinity College Dublin

Kevin Mitchell is a neurogeneticist. He is associate professor at the Smurfit Institute of Genetics and the Institute of Neuroscience at Trinity College Dublin. His latest book is Innate: How the Wiring of Our Brains Shapes Who We Are (2018). He lives in Portmarnock, Ireland.

Written by Kevin Mitchell

Marlon Brando and Eva Marie Saint in On the Waterfront (1954). Photo by Corbis via Getty

Essay/
Gender and identity
Sex on the brain

Humans, like other mammals, exhibit sex differences in their brains and psychological traits. But what do they signify?

Kevin Mitchell