Sex and Behavior: Status and Prospectus

Sex and Behavior: Status and Prospectus

by Mcgill

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1978)

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ISBN-13: 9781489904232
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 06/08/2013
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1978
Pages: 436
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

I: Evolution and Natural History.- 1. Sex and Evolution.- 2. Longitudinal Studies of Sexual Behavior in the Oregon Troop of Japanese Macaques.- 3. Sex Differences in Preschool Children’s Social Interactions and Use of Space: An Evolutionary Perspective.- 4. The Comparative Method in Studies of Reproductive Behavior.- II: Mechanisms Controlling Reproductive Behavior.- 5. Social and Environmental Control of Reproductive Processes in Animals.- 6. Genotype-Hormone Interactions.- 7. Molecular Mechanisms of Hormone Action.- 8. Reflexive Mechanisms in Copulatory Behavior.- 9. Neural Plasticity and Feminine Sexual Behavior in the Rat.- 10. Conceptual and Neural Mechanisms of Masculine Copulatory Behavior.- 11. The Temporal Patterning of Copulation in Laboratory Rats and Other Muroid Rodents.- III: Human Sexuality and Sex Differences.- 12. Sex Differences in the Human Infant.- 13. Sex Differences in Cognition: Evidence from the Hawaii Family Study.- 14. Gender and Reproductive State Correlates of Taste Perception in Humans.- 15. The Context and Consequences of Contemporary Sex Research: A Feminist Perspective.- 16. Inside the Human Sex Circus: Prospects for an Ethology of Human Sexuality.- Appendix 1. Bibliography of Frank A. Beach.- Appendix 2. Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Students of Frank A. Beach.- Author Index.

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