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BIOL/PSYC 3329 STUDY GUIDE 1 SUMMER 2007 I. Identify/Define Hormone Castrati Master gland TDF gene Target tissue Differentiation Freemartin Standard stimulus Lateralization VMH INAH SDN-POA Tfm gene guevedoces cyproterone acetate Sex dimorphism comparative approach II. Compare and contrast the following: Organization vs. activation aromatase vs. reductase Wolfian vs. Mullerian tracts gender identity vs. gender role Appetitive vs. consumatory behaviors T vs. DHT vs. E Attractivity vs. proceptivity vs. receptivity estrous vs. estrus LQ vs. RQ homosexual vs. heterosexual Whitten vs. Bruce effects androgen induction vs. metabolic conversion Turner’s vs. Klinefelter’s syndromes steroid vs. peptide TP vs. EB dark vs. light cycle III. Discuss the contribution made by the following: Pfaff Gorski roosters Aristotle Harlow rodents Berthoud LeVay Rhesus monkeys Kinsey Beach Leshner IV. Other objectives: 1. What effect can intrauterine environment have on sexual differentiation of brain and the subsequent expression of sexually dimorphic behaviors (mammals)?
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Unformatted text preview: 2. List three advantages and three disadvantages of using non human animals in behavioral endocrinology research. 3. Describe three different methods used to measure hormone concentrations in the blood. Provide advantages and disadvantages to each technique. 4. List three sex differences in human behavior that may be due to hormonal differences. What does effect size tell us about the meaningfulness of these differences? 5. Compare and contrast the role of gonadal hormones in the mediation of copulatory behavior in a male rodent and male primate of your choice . 6. Describe the co-variation between the male rodents copulatory behavior and the stimuli required to initiate pregnancy in their female counterparts. 7. What are the steps we use in behavioral endocrinology to study sex differences? 8. What are the principle hormones of the hypothalamic-hypophyseal-gonadal axis and how do they impact sexual responding?...
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