~BN24 hormones & sexual behavior

~BN24 hormones & sexual behavior - Hormones &...

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Hormones & Sexual Behavior Lecture 24
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Sexual Behavior of the Rat Sex Hormones activation Testosterone male behavior Estrogens female behavior estradiol Progesterone ~
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Female behavior: rats Receptive - lordosis head down haunches up Proceptive ear wiggling darting Hopping ~
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Male behavior: rats Mounts no testosterone no mounting Intromits several times Ejaculates 4-5 times 5 min refractory period ~
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Organizational Effects of Hormones Critical periods Humans - prenatal Rats - perinatal easily manipulated ~
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Hormones: Sexual Behavior Castrate XY males at birth Later. .. testosterone no male behavior estrogen? lordosis Brain not masculinized ~
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Hormones: Sexual Behavior Ovariectomize female at birth give testosterone Later. .. estrogens no female behavior testosterone male behavior Brain masculinized ~
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This note was uploaded on 12/24/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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