The role of hormones and genes in gender development

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  • Created on: 22-04-16 16:17

1. what happens when a genetically female embryo is over exposed to male hormones?

  • it develops ambiguous genitalia (CAH)
  • it develops male sex organs
  • it does not not develop any sex organs
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2. what research is there to support this theory?

  • willis et al
  • young
  • bandura

3. what area of the hypothalamus is linked to gender?

  • the long term memory
  • sexually dimorphic nucleus
  • the whole of the hypothalamus

4. why is there a difference on this part of the hypothalamus?

  • it is due to the prenatal action of hormones (testosterone
  • it is due to the difference in chromosomes
  • it is due to the health of the mother

5. what happens when there is little testosterone?

  • the embryo develops both sex organs
  • the embryo develops female sex organs
  • the embryo doesn't develop sex organs


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