Brain Gender / Edition 1

Brain Gender / Edition 1

by Melissa Hines
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195084101

ISBN-13: 9780195084108

Pub. Date: 10/17/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

How important are biological factors, such as hormones, in shaping sexual destinies? This book brings a social developmental, as well as a biological and clinical psychological, perspective to bear on the factors that shape development as male or female, and that cause individuals within each sex to differ from one another in sex-related behaviors. Topics covered…  See more details below

Overview

How important are biological factors, such as hormones, in shaping sexual destinies? This book brings a social developmental, as well as a biological and clinical psychological, perspective to bear on the factors that shape development as male or female, and that cause individuals within each sex to differ from one another in sex-related behaviors. Topics covered include sexual orientation, childhood play, spatial, mathematical and verbal abilities, nuturance, aggression, dominance, handedness, brain structure, and gender identity.

This original and accessible book is of interest to psychologists, neuroscientists, pediatricians, and educators, as well as the general public. It is also used in graduate and undergraduate courses on the psychology of gender and on hormones and behavior.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195084108
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/17/2003
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Sex Differences in Human Behavior

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