Biological Approach - summary

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  • BIOLOGICAL
    • Methodology
      • Twin studies
      • Adoption studies
      • Brain scanning
        • MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)
        • PET (positron emission tomography)
      • Laboratory experiments
      • Animal studies
        • Lesion
          • Looking at which part of brain causes behaviour in animals
    • Content
      • Central nervous system and human behaviour
        • Neurotransmitters
        • Neurons
        • Synapses
        • Dendrite
      • Genes and human behaviour
        • DNA
          • Protein synthesis
        • Chromosomes
          • 23 each parent
        • Nature-nurture debate
      • Role of biological factors in gender development
        • XX chromosome = female
        • XY chromosome = male
          • SRY gene
            • Testis-determining factor
        • Gonads
      • Hormones
        • H-Y antigen
        • Anti-Mullerian hormone
        • Testosterone
        • Oestrogen
      • Brain lateralisation
        • Which hemisphere of the brain is involved in different activities
        • Differences between male and females
      • Evaluating biological influences on gender development
        • Animal research
        • Hermaphrodites
        • Problems with hormones
        • Social learning theory
        • Combination of biology and environment
    • Studies in detail
      • Dr Money - David Reimer - Albatio Penis - 1975
      • Raine et al. 1997
    • Key issue
      • Are transgender operations ethical?

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