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Sex differences in the brain : from genes to behavior

Author: Jill B Becker; et al
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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This book is an essential resource for scientists and clinicians studying the nervous system and behaviour, providing a wealth of practical information about how to study sex differences in the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Llibres electrònics
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jill B Becker; et al
OCLC Number: 804713951
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurs electrònic (xxiv, 480 p.)) : il
Contents: Why are there two sexes? / Turk Rhen and David Crews --
Sex differences in the brain: what's old and what's new / Margaret M. McCarthy and Arthur P. Arnold --
Research and methodological issues in the study of sex differences and hormone-behavior relations / Lisa Eckel ... [et al.] --
Methodological issues in the study of hormone-behavior relations in humans: understanding and monitoring the menstrual cycle / Elizabeth Hampson and Elizabeth A. Young --
Sex differences in pharmacogenomics as a tool to study CNS disorders / Julia Pinsonneault and Wolfgang Sadée --
Sex differences in HPA axis regulation / Elizabeth A. Young ... [et al.] --
Steroid hormone receptors and sex differences in behavior / Toni R. Pak and Robert J. Handa --
Sex differences affiliative behavior and social bonding / Larry J. Young and C. Sue Carter --
Sex differences in the organization of movement / Evelyn F. Field and Ian Q. Whishaw --
Sex differences in motivation / Jill B. Becker and Jane R. Taylor --
Sex differences in neuroplasticity / Csaba Leranth, Neil J. MacLusky, and Tibor Hajszan --
Sex differences in cognitive in cognitive function in rodents / Victoria Luine and Gary Dohanich --
Sex differences in energy metabolism, obesity, and eating behavior / Nori Geary and Jennifer Lovejoy. Sex differences in children's play / Sheri A. Berenbaum ... [et al.] --
Sex differences in the neurocognition of language / Michael T. Ullman, Robbin A. Miranda, and Michelle L. Travers --
Endocrine contributions to sex differences in visuospatial perception and cognition / Elizabeth Hampson --
Sex differences in infectious and autoimmune diseases / Sabra L. Klein --
Sex differences in neuroimmunology / Steven S. Zalcman --
Sex differences in pain / Emeran A. Mayer, Jennifer S. Labus, and Karen S. Berkley --
Sex differences in anxiety disorders / Margaret Altemus and Laura Epstein --
Hormones and mood / Meir Steiner and Elizabeth A. Young --
Sex differences in brain aging and Alzheimer's disorders / Susan Resnick and Ira Driscoll --
Sex differences in Parkinson's disease / David G. Standaert and Ippolita Cantuti-Castelvetri.
Responsibility: edited by Jill B. Becker ... [et al.].


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"It is see authors discourse on the neurobiology of sex differences as a scientific rather than social entity. The book is quite informative on a number of topics."--Doody's"Doctor Read more...

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