← Gender Issues Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- male sex chromosomes
- corpus callosum
- a The psychological and sociocultural characteristics associated with our biological sex.
- b largest part of the brain, consisting of 2 cerebral hemispheres
- c XY
- d class of hormones that promote the development of male genitals and secondary sex characteristics and influence sexual motivation in both sexes. These hormones are produced by the adrenal glands in females and the testes by males.
- e broad band of nerve fibers that connects the R & L hemispheres
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- male gonads inside the scrotum that produce sperm and sex hormones
- small structure in the central core of the brain that controls the pituitary gland and regulates motivated behavior and emotional expression.
- female gonads that produce ova and sex hormones
- class of hormones, including progesterone, that are produced by the ovaries
- - chromosomally normal (XY) male who develops external genitalia resembling those of a female
- result of a genetic defect that prevents prenatal conversion of testosterone into DHT
- typically identified as female at birth & reared as girls, BUT their testes are still functional, so at puberty their secondary sex characteristics rapidly change from female to male
- majority of individuals make the switch from a female gender identity to a male gender identity in adolescence or early adulthood
5 True/False Questions
gonads → The psychological and sociocultural characteristics associated with our biological sex.
cerebral cortex → largest part of the brain, consisting of 2 cerebral hemispheres
estrogens → class of hormones that produce female secondary sex characteristics and affect the menstrual cycle
autosomes → male gonads inside the scrotum that produce sperm and sex hormones
gender identity → how one psychologically perceives oneself as either male or female