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Male and Female Behavior Deconstructed

February 2, 2012

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UCSF Team Uncovers Genes Influenced by Sex Hormones that Control Masculine and Feminine Behaviors in Mice By Jason Bardi on February 2, 2012 Hormones shape our bodies, make us fertile, excite our most basic urges, and as scientists have known for years, they govern the behaviors that separate men from women. But how? Now a […]

Male and Female Behavior Deconstructed

February 2, 2012

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UCSF Team Uncovers Genes Influenced by Sex Hormones that Control Masculine and Feminine Behaviors in Mice By Jason Bardi on February 2, 2012 Hormones shape our bodies, make us fertile, excite our most basic urges, and as scientists have known for years, they govern the behaviors that separate men from women. But how? Now a […]

Genes Help Determine Women’s Sexual Orientation

July 11, 2011

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By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News EditorReviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on July 11, 2011 A new UK study suggests sexual orientation and “gender conformity” in women are both genetic traits. Researchers from Queen Mary, University of London, based their study on the observation of consistent differences in the psychological characteristics of boys and […]