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

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1. Criticisms of the research

  • David Reimer had a problem with cognitive processes -unreliable
  • Money manipulated David into thinking he was a girl
  • Biological determinism - The role of genes and hormonesm, in the case of gender differences such differences are inevitable
  • it excludes women (biased)
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2. What type of experiment was this?

  • Quasi
  • Not a real one
  • Controlled
  • Field

3. Who researched the role of testosterone in cases of hermaphroditism? (Bastista family)

  • McLovin'
  • Milo-danglers et al
  • Imperato-McGiney et al
  • Mr roboto

4. what is the difference between sex and gender?

  • Sex is the biology of why we are male or female
  • There is no difference
  • Gender depends on how you feel on the day
  • sex and gender confusion causes transsexualism

5. Males have the hormone _______. Females have the hormone _______.

  • Serotonin and Dopamine
  • Testosterone and Oestrogen
  • Oestrogen and Testosterone
  • Dopamine and Serotonin


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