A second issue is that definitions of terms such as homosexual are inconsistent in a way that makes findings from various studies in fact contradict each other though they seem superficially to agree. Need another excuse to treat yourself to a new book this week? Amazon Renewed Like-new products you can trust.
To do this, she looks at all the studies ever published following either of these designs: 1 the flaws in the science of sex differences in Newmarket a sample of people about whom something is known of their prenatal hormone exposure like people with disorders like congenital adrenal hyperplasia, or people whose mothers allowed researchers to test their blood or amniotic hormone levels while pregnant and trying to gather data about their abilities, personality traits, sexuality and compliance with gender norms, or 2 getting a bunch of "gender-atypical" people, like gay, lesbian or transgender people, or straight, cisgender people who defy gender norms in some other way, like women who are engineers, mathematicians or computer programmers, and trying to gather data about their early hormone exposure.
Enlarge cover. LOVED the idea. Jordan-Young argues that the science of prenatal hormones, gender, and the mind "better resembles a hodgepodge pile than a solid structure. Analyzing virtually all published research that supports the claims of "human brain organization theory," she reveals how often these studies fail the standards of science.
Please try again. In this compelling book, Rebecca Jordan-Young takes on the evidence that sex differences are hardwired into the brain. FDA Resources. National Institutes of Health U. Oct 08, Georgia rated it really liked it Shelves: class.
Event rate estimated based on time to first occurrence of primary composite endpoint are presented. Community Reviews. This is not some cheap and personal opinion about sex differences. By painstakingly examining a large and contradictory literature, Jordan-Young shows the weakness of the brain organization hypothesis.
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