Over the years, researchers have looked at the question of why women seem better able to relate emotionally than men from a variety of different angles. Is it a matter of brain chemistry? Hormones? Physiological structure? Now, coming at it from a psychological perspective, academics may have found the reason: Parents communicate differently with little boys and girls. Accustomed to hearing more "feeling" words than boys do, girls grow up more attuned to their emotions--and other people's, too.