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Unformatted text preview: Heterosexual: Romantically and erotically attracted to the opposite sex Bisexual: Romantically and erotically attracted to both sexes Homosexuality Homosexual: Romantically and erotically attracted to the same sex Part of the normal range of variations in sexual orientation Tend to discover their sexual orientation at a fairly late date Usually not until early adolescence Homosexuality Causes: Prenatal hormonal theory of homosexuality: Some male fetuses are exposed to too little testosterone Some female fetuses are exposed to too much testosterone Differences in neurotransmitter levels have been detected in the hypothalamus in homosexual and heterosexual persons Unlikely that parenting makes children homosexual...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY ps 101 taught by Professor - during the Spring '10 term at Montgomery.
- Spring '10