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Sex differences : summarizing more than a century of scientific research

Author: Lee Ellis
Publisher: New York : Psychology Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Bibliographic data   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume is the first to aim at summarizing all of the scientific literature published so far regarding male-female differences and similarities, not only in behavior, but also in basic biology, physiology, health, perceptions, emotions, and attitudes. Results from over 18,000 studies have been condensed into more than 1,900 tables, with each table pertaining to a specific possible sex difference. Even research  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Tables
Verzeichnis
Material Type: Bibliographic data, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Ellis
ISBN: 9780805859591 0805859594
OCLC Number: 191856359
Description: xvii, 972 pages ; 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Basic biological factors --
The brain and biochemistry --
Health and illness factors --
Perceptual, motor, and emotional factors --
Intellectual, cognitive, self-concept, and mental health/illness factors --
Preferences, interests, attitudes, beliefs, and intentions --
Drug-, therapeutic-, and stress-related responses --
Personality and general behavior --
Social behavior --
Consuming and individual-institutional interactions --
Stratification and work-related behavior --
Attitudes and actions toward others in relationship to their gender --
The grand summary.
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Summarizes various scientific literature regarding male-female differences and similarities, not only in behavior, but also in basic biology, physiology, health, perceptions, emotions, and attitudes.  Read more...

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