Psychology 261. Psychobiology of Sex and Gender
An exploration of the possible biological underpinnings of sex differences in human behavior. Examines the relationship between hormones and the central nervous system in determining how the sexes participate in many different areas of human behavior. Some of the main topics of this course are the sexual differentiation of the brain, how the brain and behavior connect, sex differences in animal behaviors, the evolution of sexual differences, the biology of sexuality and sexual attraction, and sex differences in parenting, aggression and aging.