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Unformatted text preview: SEX 3/24/10 Control of Sex Behavior  SDN › Size Matters  Sexual activity  Integrates sensory and hormonal cues  Dopamine › MPOA › D1  Increased motivation, delaying ejaculation Review  During development Hormones act to _________ the brain. › Organize  What is the second phase of sexual behavior? › Appetitive behaviors – flirting  What happens to a males “sex drive” if he is castrated? Review  What two hormones are critical to female reproductive behavior? › Estrogen and Progesterone  What is the McClintock effect? What causes it? › Synchronization of estrus cycles. › Pheromones  In Males what area of the brain coordinates Don’t forget the cortex  Poorly understood  Frontal lobes › Damage  loss of inhibition  a loss of libido (sexual interest) What does this mean for orientation and Identity?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course PSYC 460 taught by Professor Lawrence during the Spring '10 term at South Carolina.

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