Neuroscience 6e Chapter 24 Outline

Circuit Development: Intrinsic Factors and Sex Differences

Overview

Sexual Dimorphisms and Sexually Dimorphic Behaviors

Sex, Gonads, Bodies, and Brains

BOX 24A The Science of Love (or, Love As a Drug)

Hormonal Influences on Sexually Dimorphic Development

Development of Dimorphisms in the Central Nervous System

Brain Dimorphisms and the Establishment of Reproductive Behaviors

Cellular and Molecular Basis of Sexually Dimorphic Development

CLINICAL APPLICATIONS: The Good Mother

Steroid Receptors and Responses in the Adult Brain

Human Genetic Disorders of Genotypic and Phenotypic Sex

Sexual Orientation and Human Brain Structure

Sex-Based Differences in Cognitive Functions