CHLH 206- lecture 9 - March 1 2011 Plasticity Potential for...

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March 1, 2011 Plasticity: Potential for Change in Response to Environment The importance of understanding plasticity, and how people and societies change over time. (being easily shaped or molded) Bridging the biological and psychosexual What kind of evidence do we need to think about to say things about gender roles ? Homogeneity of the 50’s to individualism of the 60’s and 70’s transgendered adults (male to females) make the transition in the 20s or early 30s some want SRS surgery There are differences in gender roles across the lifespan and with age Christine Jorgensen: first SRS surgery the first to make the change from a man to a woman Chastitiy Bono to Charles Bono Cher showed extreme feminism Puberty (Physical and Psychological Change) The period of growth which has rapid, remarkable changes that occur in 2 years Chromosomal disorders Turners Syndrome: (1/1,000) A mutation where there is not a second chromosome. The girl appears like
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CHLH 206- lecture 9 - March 1 2011 Plasticity Potential for...

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