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Sexual orientation : toward biological understanding

Author: Lee Ellis; Linda Ebertz
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exploration of what is known about genetic, hormonal and neurological causes of variations in sexual orientation in both humans and other species. The text views sexual orientation as a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Congresses
Kongreß
Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Ellis; Linda Ebertz
ISBN: 0275956512 9780275956516
OCLC Number: 36629930
Notes: " ... The First International Behavioral Development Symposium: Biological Basis of Sexual Orientation and Sex-Typical Behavior was held in Minot, N.D. ... [this] book ... [is] based on papers presented at the conference"--Preface.
Description: xxii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Neuroendocrine foundations of diverse sexual phenotypes in fish / Matthew S. Grober --
Experimental alterations of prenatal determinants of sexual orientation and sex-typical behavior in nonhuman mammals / Craig Howard [and others] --
The role of prenatal estrogens in sexual orientation / Heino F.L. Meyer-Bahlburg --
Sexual behavior and sexual orientation in females with congenital adrenal hyperplasia / Ralf W. Dittmann --
Perinatal influences on behavior and health, with special emphasis on sexual orientation and other sex-linked behavior / Lee Ellis --
Sexual differentiation of the brain and partner preference in the male rat / Julie Bakker and A. Koos Slob --
Sexual orientation in domestic rams / Anne Perkins and James A. Fitzgerald --
Sexual differentiation of the human hypothalamus / Dick F. Swaab [and others] --
Sexual orientation and handedness / David W. Holtzen --
Transsexuality and adextrality / Anna Herman-Jeglinska, Stanislaw Dulko, and Anna Maria Grabowska --
Sex, sexual orientation, and cognition / Diane F. Halpern and Marciana Crothers.
Responsibility: edited by Lee Ellis and Linda Ebertz ; foreword by Brian A. Gladue.

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