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Genetic, hormonal, neurological, and other biological factors need to be taken into account to fully understand sexual orientation. This work represents the latest research and theory on causes of variation in sexual orientation. It looks at sexual orientation as a cross-species phenomenon with numerous determining factors.
This work is a collection of chapters by some of the leading researchers in the scientific study of sexual orientation. The theory that many genetic, hormonal, neurological, and other biological factors need to be taken into account to fully understand sexual orientation is espoused in this book. It presents much of the latest research on the causes of variation in sexual orientation and related phenomena. It views sexual orientation as a cross-species phenomenon with both biological and environmental determinants.
|1||Neuroendocrine Foundations of Diverse Sexual Phenotypes in Fish||3|
|2||Experimental Alterations of Prenatal Determinants of Sexual Orientation and Sex-Typical Behavior in Nonhuman Mammals||21|
|3||The Role of Prenatal Estrogens in Sexual Orientation||41|
|4||Sexual Behavior and Sexual Orientation in Females with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia||53|
|5||Perinatal Influences on Behavior and Health, with Special Emphasis on Sexual Orientation and Other Sex-Linked Behavior||71|
|6||Sexual Differentiation of the Brain and Partner Preference in the Male Rat: Behavioral, Neuroanatomical, and Neuroimmunocytochemical Studies||91|
|7||Sexual Orientation in Domestic Rams: Some Biological and Social Correlates||107|
|8||Sexual Differentiation of Human Hypothalamus: Differences According to Sex, Sexual Orientation, and Transsexuality||129|
|9||Sexual Orientation of Handedness: A Reanalysis of Recent Data and Research Considerations for Future Inquiry||151|
|10||Transsexuality and Adextrality: Do They Share a Common Origin?||163|
|11||Sex, Sexual Orientation, and Cognition||181|
|About the Editors and Contributors||273|