Chapter 12 Outline

Part IV Regulation and Behavior

Introduction: Genitals and Gender: What Makes Us Male and Female?

Sexual Behavior

Reproductive Behavior Can Be Divided into Four Stages

Study questions: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

The Neural Circuitry of the Brain Regulates Reproductive Behavior

Study questions: 8 | 9 | 10 | 11

Pheromones Guide Reproductive Behavior in Many Species

Study questions: 12 | 13

The Hallmark of Human Sexual Behavior Is Diversity

Study questions: 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18

For Many Vertebrates, Parental Care Determines Offspring Survival

Study questions: 19

Sexual Differentiation

Sex Determination and Sexual Differentiation Occur Early in Development

Study questions: 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27

How Should We Define Gender—by Genes, Gonads, Genitals, or the Brain?

Study questions: 28

Gonadal Hormones Direct Sexual Differentiation of the Brain and Behavior

Study questions: 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41

BOX 12.1 The Paradoxical Sexual Differentiation of the Spotted Hyena

Do Fetal Hormones Masculinize Human Behaviors in Adulthood?

Study questions: 42

The Cutting Edge: Sex on the Brain

Study questions: 43 | 44

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