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Is It a Girl or Is It a Boy?

Melissa Hines

in Brain Gender

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195188363
eISBN:
9780199865246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188363.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Development

This chapter discusses the processes that are involved in physical sexual differentiation. Topics covered include mechanisms of sexual differentiation, how hormones control sexual development, human ... More


Research and Methodological Issues in the Study of Sex Differences and Hormone-Behavior Relations

Lisa A. Eckel, Arthur P. Arnold, Elizabeth Hampson, Jill B. Becker, Jeffrey D. Blaustein, and James P. Herman

in Sex Differences in the Brain: From Genes to Behavior

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195311587
eISBN:
9780199865048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311587.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter provides a conceptual and methodological overview of relevant issues in sex differences/sexual differentiation research, and provides guidance to investigators studying the role of sex ... More


Aromatase, Estrogens, and Differentiation of Sexual Behavior and Partner Preference in Birds

Elizabeth Adkins-Regan

in Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841196
eISBN:
9780199979837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841196.003.0018
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Birds show a rich array of sexually differentiated behavior. Research on two species, the Japanese quail and the zebra finch, is the source of most of what is known to date about the role of hormones ... More


Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

Jacques Balthazart and Gregory Ball (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841196
eISBN:
9780199979837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841196.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Aromatase—or estrogen, as it is commonly known—is present in the brain and has been the subject of much recent research, not only with regard to menopause and the dwindling supply of estrogen and its ... More


The Death of Siblings

Raphael A. Cadenhead

in Body and Desire: Gregory of Nyssa's Ascetical Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297968
eISBN:
9780520970106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297968.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 5 considers the impact of the death of two of Gregory’s siblings, Basil and Macrina, on his ascetical theology. It begins with an analysis of the much-disputed question of the restoration of ... More


Aromatase and Sexual Differentiation of the Rodent Brain: The Old, the New, and the Unexpected

Margaret M. McCarthy, Christopher L. Wright, and Anne T. M. Konkle

in Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841196
eISBN:
9780199979837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841196.003.0016
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

The central role of neuronal aromatase activity in masculinization of the rodent brain has been firmly established for almost 40 years, yet the myriad of mechanisms by which the principal product of ... More


The Aromatization Hypothesis and the Discovery of Estrogen Synthesis by Brain Cells

Frederick Naftolin

in Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841196
eISBN:
9780199979837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841196.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Although the discovery that brain cells could make estrogen from androgen precursors derived from the need to understand the basis of brain sexual differentiation, the consequences of this ... More


The Cronus Complex Psychoanalytic Myths of the Future for Boys and Girls

Rachel Bowlby

in Laughing with Medusa: Classical Myth and Feminist Thought

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199237944
eISBN:
9780191706455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237944.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter examines how the Freudian theory of sexual differentiation is grounded in a reading of classical culture and myth. It is based, on the one hand, on a gendering of the linguistic ... More


Development of binocularity and its sexual differentiation

Richard Held, Frank Thorn, Jane Gwiazda, and Joseph Bauer

in Infant Vision

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523161
eISBN:
9780191724558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523161.003.0017
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Several different testing procedures all failed to find any evidence for stereopsis prior to approximately six weeks of age, although infants are quite capable of making other sorts of visual ... More


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