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1

Evidence for Natures Effect of Gender Differences

1) Testosterone
2) Animal Studies
3) Baby Studies
4) Joan/John

2

Antrogens

Hormones important in male development such as testosterone

3

Congenital Adrenal Hyperglaga (CAH)

Female with excess testosterone in womb (shown to participate in more "masculine" activities in life"

4

What is a characteristic of males increased compared to females and why?

Spatial abilites because of muscle growth and dominant behavior

5

Organization

Prenatal

6

Activation

At puberty

7

Describe Video about increased testosterone in females

increased test. in females prenatally shows increased spatial abilites in those females and higher left brain language patterns

8

Animal Studies

Vervet monkeys male prefer boy toys and have better spatial reasoning and have more aggresive behavior

9

Baby Studies

1-7 day old babies females responded more to sound, had more pain sensitivity and made more eye contact with humans

10

Case of John Joan

I know this-- Just describe to self