Reproduction with - Sexual Development Sexually dimorphic behavior A behavior that has different forms or that occurs with different probabilities

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Sexual Development Sexually dimorphic behavior A behavior that has different forms or that occurs with different probabilities or under different circumstances in males and females.
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Hormonal Effects on Development Organizational effect The effect of a hormone on tissue differentiation and development Activational effect The effect of a hormone that occurs in the fully developed organism may depend on the organism’s prior exposure to the organizational effects of hormones.
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Primary Sex Characteristics
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Persistent Müllerian duct syndrome A condition caused by a congenital lack of anti-Müllerian hormone or receptors for this hormone in a male, causes development of both male and female internal sex organs. Turner’s syndrome The presence of only one sex chromosome (an X chromosome) characterized by lack of ovaries but otherwise normal female sex organs and genitalia.
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Secondary Sex Characteristics
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Pheromones Pheromone A chemical released by one animal that affects the behavior or physiology of another animal Usually smelled or tasted
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Dissociation Between Behavior and Motivation
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Human Sexual Behavior Activational Effects of Hormones Sexual Orientation
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Sexual Behavior & Menstrual Cycle Phase
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Male Sexual Behavior
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This note was uploaded on 05/25/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 430 taught by Professor Valdez during the Fall '10 term at Grand Valley State University.

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Reproduction with - Sexual Development Sexually dimorphic behavior A behavior that has different forms or that occurs with different probabilities

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