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Sex on the brain : the biological differences between men and women

Author: Deborah Blum
Publisher: New York : Penguin, 1998, ©1997.
Series: A New York Times Notable book
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the biology of gender, including such topics as male and female brains, sex differences in emotions, sexual orientation, hormones, and social roles.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Blum
ISBN: 0140263489 9780140263480
OCLC Number: 39451977
Notes: "First published in the United States of America by Viking Penguin ... 1997"--Title page verso.
"A New York times notable book"--Cover.
Description: xxii, 329 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: 1. Splitting the lark : the origins of sex --
2. Pinpointing the difference : comparing male and female brains --
3. Heart to heart : sex differences in emotion --
4. Perfect partners : the monogamy puzzle --
5. The second date : inquiries into sexual orientation --
6. The big T : defining testosterone --
7. The cycle game : biology and estrogens --
8. Counterstrikes : love, lust, and rape --
9. Once divided : power and gender biology.
Series Title: A New York Times Notable book
Other Titles: Biological differences between men and women
Responsibility: Deborah Blum.

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Looks at the biology of gender, including such topics as male and female brains, sex differences in emotions, sexual orientation, hormones, and social roles.

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