Biological influences on gender: roles of genes/hormones/brain differences

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1. Why did this occur?

  • Due to a sensitivity to oestrogen in the womb
  • Nobody knows
  • They got bored of their own gender and did a switcheroo
  • Due to an insensitivity to testosterone in the womb
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2. Which sex chromosomes belong to males and females?

  • Males have XX and Females have XY
  • Females have XX and Males have XY
  • Females have XZ and Males have XY
  • Males have XZ and Females have XY

3. What happened in the study?

  • boys turned into girls
  • raised as girls then developed and treated as males
  • girls turned into boys then turned into lizards
  • raised as boys and remained boys

4. Who suggested there were sex differences in the brain?

  • Geeslouise and Gandalf-the-grey
  • Sullivan and Galabaurda
  • Geswind and Galabaurda
  • Igotswind and Galabingo

5. What did they do?

  • Understood that hormones affects the neurology of the brain in relation to gender
  • found that men had bigger brains than women
  • found that women had bigger brains than men
  • Found that the amygdala was different in male and female brains


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