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Title Sex differences in the brain : from genes to behavior / edited by Jill B. Becker [and others]
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008


Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 480 pages) : illustrations
Contents Why are there two sexes? / Turk Rhen and David Crews -- Sex differences in the brain: what's old and what's new / Margaret M. McCarthy and Arthur P. Arnold -- Research and methodological issues in the study of sex differences and hormone-behavior relations / Lisa Eckel [and others] -- Methodological issues in the study of hormone-behavior relations in humans: understanding and monitoring the menstrual cycle / Elizabeth Hampson and Elizabeth A. Young -- Sex differences in pharmacogenomics as a tool to study CNS disorders / Julia Pinsonneault and Wolfgang Sadée -- Sex differences in HPA axis regulation / Elizabeth A. Young [and others] -- Steroid hormone receptors and sex differences in behavior / Toni R. Pak and Robert J. Handa -- Sex differences affiliative behavior and social bonding / Larry J. Young and C. Sue Carter -- Sex differences in the organization of movement / Evelyn F. Field and Ian Q. Whishaw -- Sex differences in motivation / Jill B. Becker and Jane R. Taylor -- Sex differences in neuroplasticity / Csaba Leranth, Neil J. MacLusky, and Tibor Hajszan -- Sex differences in cognitive in cognitive function in rodents / Victoria Luine and Gary Dohanich -- Sex differences in energy metabolism, obesity, and eating behavior / Nori Geary and Jennifer Lovejoy
Sex differences in children's play / Sheri A. Berenbaum [and others] -- Sex differences in the neurocognition of language / Michael T. Ullman, Robbin A. Miranda, and Michelle L. Travers -- Endocrine contributions to sex differences in visuospatial perception and cognition / Elizabeth Hampson -- Sex differences in infectious and autoimmune diseases / Sabra L. Klein -- Sex differences in neuroimmunology / Steven S. Zalcman -- Sex differences in pain / Emeran A. Mayer, Jennifer S. Labus, and Karen S. Berkley -- Sex differences in anxiety disorders / Margaret Altemus and Laura Epstein -- Hormones and mood / Meir Steiner and Elizabeth A. Young -- Sex differences in brain aging and Alzheimer's disorders / Susan Resnick and Ira Driscoll -- Sex differences in Parkinson's disease / David G. Standaert and Ippolita Cantuti-Castelvetri
Summary Presented in this book are the basic tools for investigating sex differences in brain and behaviour, along with insight into areas where important progress in understanding physiologically relevant sex differences has already been made
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Sex differences.
Sex differences (Psychology)
Brain -- Sex differences
Human behavior -- Physiological aspects
Sex factors in disease.
Brain -- physiology
Sex Characteristics
Behavior -- physiology
Central Nervous System Diseases -- physiopathology
Mental Disorders -- physiopathology
Mental Processes -- physiology
Sex Factors
MEDICAL -- Neuroscience.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Neuropsychology.
Sex factors in disease
Brain -- Sex differences
Sex differences
Sex differences (Psychology)
Form Electronic book
Author Becker, Jill B.
ISBN 9780198042556