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5 Matching questions

  1. androgens
  2. gender assumptions
  3. gender
  4. sex
  5. autosomes
  1. a 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.
  2. b the 22 pairs of human chromosomes that don't significantly influence sex differentiation
  3. c assumptions about how people are likely to behave based on their maleness or femaleness
  4. d The psychological and sociocultural characteristics associated with our biological sex.
  5. e biological maleness and femaleness

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. collection of attitudes & behaviors that a specific culture consideres normal and appropriate for people of a particular sex
  2. largest part of the brain, consisting of 2 cerebral hemispheres
  3. the male and female sex glands
    -male sex glands: testes
    -female sex glands: ovaries
  4. XY
  5. the male reproductive cell

5 True/False questions

  1. pseudohermaphroditesIndividuals whose gonads match their chromosomal sex but whose internal and external reproductive anatomy has a mixture of male and female structures or structures that are incompletely male or female.
    (there are 5 types of pseudohermaphrodites)


  2. Turner's Syndrome- occurs in 1 in every 1000 male births
    - characterized by the presence of two X chromosomes and one Y chromosome (XXY)
    - individuals have undersized male genitals (anatomically male), and sterile; may have somewhat feminized physical features
    - little to no sex drive
    - individuals usually identify as male, however there is some degree of gender-identity confusion


  3. sex chromosomesXY


  4. Androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS)-rare condition characterized by the presence of one unmatched X chromosome (XO)
    -normal female external genitals but the internal reproductive structures do not develop fully
    - individuals do not develop breasts, menstruate, & are sterile
    - do not have gender identity problems (identify as female)


  5. hypothalamussmall structure in the central core of the brain that controls the pituitary gland and regulates motivated behavior and emotional expression.