091107biodiffs1and2Psych 107

091107biodiffs1and2Psych 107 - Psych 107 Bio, Sex, and...

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Psych 107 Bio, Sex, and Gender Qs. About integration assignment 1? Count off team members, get contact info Film:  You Don’t Know Dick How is bio of sex determined? Bio differences Mapping differences Questioning Conclusions
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How is the bio of sex determined? Chromosomes: XX (female), XY (Male) Determines fertility Missing or additional chromosomes = deviation Embryos start out undifferentiated Hormones:  Prenatal exposure to MIH leads to female reproductive  system Prenatal exposure to testosterone leads to male internal  and external genitalia Later fetal life: androgens from testes, progestins form  ovaries
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Bio differences 1 in 100 births look “non-standard” 1 to 2 in 1000 babies have genital surgery Differences can be genetic, hormonal, or  deviations in genitalia development
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Mapping differences
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091107biodiffs1and2Psych 107 - Psych 107 Bio, Sex, and...

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