codes for TDF; causes the development of the testes, and the hormones from th testes are largely responsible for making the male fetus develop
causes human to develop as a male; located on the Y chromosome
develops into the female internal reproductive system
prevented from developing when testosterone is produced
develops into the male internal reproductive system with the presence of testosterone
degenerates without the upsurge of testosterone
during the first 6 weeks of pregnancy, the gonads are in an indifference stage that can develop into either ovaries or testes. (True/False)
enzyme that converts testosterone to estradiol
fatty and can easily pass through cell membranes and bind to receptors within the cytoplasm, giving them direct access to the nucleus and gene expression
primarily responsible for the release of androgens
female concentrations of testosterone are roughly __% of those found in males
LH and FSH
stimulates the testes to produce testosterone
involved with the maturation of sperm cells within the testes
stimulates ovulation in females
stimulates follicle development in ovaries
Differences in physical characteristics between males and females of the same species.
preoptic area of the anterior hypothalamus
clustered around the third ventricle, the most distinct sexual dimorphic region in the mammalian brain; appears to have a role in reproductive behaviors.
lesions to the preoptic area of the anterior hypothalamus in female rats causes a disruption in the ___.
five to eight times larger in males than in females (rats)
INAH-1, INAH-2, INAH-3 are ____ in males than in females (humans)
clearest dimorphic structure in humans; first reported to be twice as large in men as women by Laura Allen, Roger Gorski, and their colleagues
which sex is better at verbal tasks?
which sex is better at naming objects of the same color?
which sex is better at listing words beginning with the same letter?
which sex is better at verbal memory?
which sex is better at map reading?
which sex is better at maze learning?
which sex is better at mathematical reasoning?
which sex is better at mental rotation of objects?
provide a unitary signal for masculinization in the brain