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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 Animal Brain

Sex and the Animal Brain

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Brain Gender

Melissa Hines

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses sex difference in the brain. Topics covered include sex differences in brain structure and neural ultrastructure, mechanisms of hormone action, sex differences in the cerebral cortex, influences of rearing experience on neural sex differences, and the role of hormone receptors in sex differences in the brain.

Keywords:   sex differences, hormones, cerebral cortex, rearing, hormone receptors

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