Do organizing effects have an influence on brain development?
Are there any differences in behavior between males and females that can be attributed to these differences? Please provide examples
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The presence or absence of testosterone during the fetal brain development determines organizational sex-related changes in brain structures and functions (Humm, n.d.). Functional or structural sex differences can be found in hippocampal structures, which may help explain differences in the strategies that male and female use to solve spatial navigation problems (McEwen, 2002); the limbic system, rich ...
The solution includes a short description (in 150 words) of the organizational sex-related changes in brain structures and functions providing in part a physical reason why woman and men think and behave different.
What is the difference between organizing effects and activating effects of hormones?Do hormones have the same organizing effects in males and females? Why or why not?
Organizing (or organizational) effects of sex hormones: When sex hormones, often prenatally, influence the development, structure, and organization of the nervous system. Activating (or activational) effects of sex hormones: When sex hormones, usually after birth, activate behavioral patterns or tendencies that were laid down earlier (sometimes prenatally) in the development of the nervous system.View Full Posting Details