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Brain Gender$
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Melissa Hines

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780195188363

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188363.001.1

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Sex and the Human Brain

Sex and the Human Brain

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(p.183) I0 Sex and the Human Brain
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Brain Gender
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Melissa Hines

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188363.003.0010

This chapter describes what is known about the nature of differences in the brains of men and women, as well as their implications for human behaviors that show sex differences. Topics discussed include sex differences in brain size, regional sex differences in the brain and spinal cord, imaging and neural sex differences, comparisons of neural sex differences across species, and behavioral correlates of sex differences in the human brain.

Keywords:   sex differences, men, women, human behavior, hormones

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