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Chapter 12 Summary & Outline

Sexual Behavior

Reproductive Behavior Can Be Divided into Four Stages

Study questions: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10

The Neural Circuitry of the Brain Regulates Reproductive Behavior

Study questions: 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16

Pheromones Guide Reproductive Behavior in Many Species

Study questions: 17 | 18 | 19 | 20

The Hallmark of Human Sexual Behavior Is Diversity

Study questions: 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28

Many Vertebrates Depend on Their Parents for Survival

Study questions: 29

Sexual Differentiation

The Sex of an Individual Is Determined Early in Life

Study questions: 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43

How Should We Define Gender—by Genes, Gonads, Genitals, or the Brain?

Study questions: 44 | 45 | 46

Gonadal Hormones Direct Sexual Differentiation of the Brain and Behavior

Study questions: 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 | 51 | 52 | 53 | 54 | 55 | 56 | 57 | 58 | 59 | 60 | 61 | 62

Social Influences Affect Sexual Differentiation of the Nervous System

Study questions: 63

Do Early Gonadal Hormones Masculinize Human Behaviors in Adulthood?

Study questions: 64 | 65 | 66 | 67 | 68 | 69

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