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Sex Differences in Brain and Behavior


Book Series:  A Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology Collection
Subject Area(s):  Developmental BiologyHuman Biology and DiseaseNeurobiology

Edited by Cynthia Jordan, Michigan State University; Marc Breedlove, Michigan State University

Due July 2022 • 300 pages (approx.), illustrated (26 color and 5 B&W), index
Hardcover • $135
ISBN  978-1-621823-97-1

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Description

The extent to which there are differences between the sexes is an area of interest to physiologists, neuroscientists, and clinicians, as well as social scientists and the general public. This book examines recent research on the biological basis of sex differences, including differences in the brain, behavior, the immune system, and disease states.

Contents

Preliminary
Preface
Fairly Criticized, or Politicized? Conflicts in the Neuroscience of Sex Differences in the Human Brain
Cordelia Fine
Pervasive Neglect of Sex Differences in Biomedical Research
Irving Zucker, Brian J. Prendergast, and Annaliese K. Beery
Quantifying Sex Differences in Behavior in the Era of “Big” Data
Brian C. Trainor and Annegret L. Falkner
Epigenetic Mechanisms of Brain Sexual Differentiation
Bruno Gegenhuber and Jessica Tollkuhn
Sex Differences in Circadian Rhythms
James C. Walton, Jacob R. Bumgarner, and Randy J. Nelson
Sex Differences in Acute Neuroendocrine Responses to Stressors in Rodents and Humans
Robert J. Handa, Julietta A. Sheng, Emily A. Castellanos, Hayley N. Templeton, and Robert F. McGivern
Sex Differences in Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and Preclinical Animal Models for the Study of Depression
Elizabeth S. Williams, Michelle Mazei-Robison, and A.J. Robison

Sex Differences in Mast Cell-Associated Disorders: A Lifespan Perspective
Emily Mackey and Adam J. Moeser
Sex Differences in Spotted Hyenas
S. Kevin McCormick, Kay E. Holekamp, Laura Smale, Mary L. Weldele, Stephen E. Glickman, and Ned J. Place
Evidence for Perinatal Steroid Influence on Human Sexual Orientation and Gendered Behavior
Ashlyn Swift-Gallant, Talia Shirazi, David A. Puts, and S. Marc Breedlove
Integrating Sex Chromosome and Endocrine Theories to Improve Teaching of Sexual Differentiation
Arthur P. Arnold
Index