Review3 - Male Reproductive Patterns All male sexual...

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1 Review for Exam 3 Male Reproductive Patterns 1) Appetitive Phase Includes all behaviors that will gain access to mates Sexual Motivation Libido Courtship 2) Consummatory Phase ± When copulation occurs ± Sexual Performance ± Potency All male sexual behavior can be divided into 2 Phases What’s your smell? • Women prefer body odors of men with an MHC that is different from theirs (but not too different) • Hypothesized to be a mechanism to avoid inbreeding Figure 12.4 The Ovulatory Cycle of Rats Figure 12.5 Neural Circuits for Reproduction in Rodents (Part 1) Figure 12.5 Neural Circuits for Reproduction in Rodents (Part 2)
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2 Figure 12.9 Parental Behavior in Rats Organization of Behavior • Play behavior of pseudohermaphrodites was more like males than females (note, not an exact match) • Indicates that testosterone acts during development to organize the brain to function more male-like 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 Rough and tumble play (frequency) Males PseudoH Female male
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2010 for the course PSC Psychology taught by Professor Cossowings during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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