3 Sex determination and Differentiation

3 Sex determination and Differentiation - Agree or...

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Unformatted text preview: Agree or disagree? Males are larger, and stronger Males are more aggressive and competitive Males dont need to ask for directions, b/c they excel in certain physical and cognitive spatial tasks Males are more prone to developmental disorders (autism, dyslexia) Males experience puberty later Females are more cooperative and nurturing Females excel in certain verbal and social tasks Females are more likely to suffer from anorexia and depression Environmental Factors Biological Factors Hormonal differences btw males and females  At this time cannot track hormone concentration in human fetus without risking its well-being What makes us male or female? Chromosomal sex- at fertilization (XX or XY)  Gonadal sex- possession of ovaries or testes  Hormonal sex- females high estrogen/ androgen ration, males opposite  Morphological sex- dif body type, ornamentation, posses dif genitalia...
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