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

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1. Males have the hormone _______. Females have the hormone _______.

  • Serotonin and Dopamine
  • Dopamine and Serotonin
  • Testosterone and Oestrogen
  • Oestrogen and Testosterone
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2. Which sex chromosomes belong to males and females?

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

3. What type of experiment was this?

  • Field
  • Not a real one
  • Quasi
  • Controlled

4. Why did this occur?

  • They got bored of their own gender and did a switcheroo
  • Nobody knows
  • Due to an insensitivity to testosterone in the womb
  • Due to a sensitivity to oestrogen in the womb

5. What did they do?

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

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