The Resource Man and woman : an inside story, Donald W. Pfaff, (electronic resource)

Man and woman : an inside story, Donald W. Pfaff, (electronic resource)

Label
Man and woman : an inside story
Title
Man and woman
Title remainder
an inside story
Statement of responsibility
Donald W. Pfaff
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The saga of sex differences in brain and behavior begins with a tiny sperm swimming toward a huge egg, to contribute its tiny Y chromosome plus its copies of the other chromosomes. Genetic, anatomic and physiologic alterations in the male ensue, making his brain and behavior different in specific respects from his sister. Brain-wise, specific cell groups develop differently in males compared to females, in some cases right after birth and in other cases at puberty. But genetics and neuroanatomy do not dominate the scene. Prenatal stress, postnatal stress and lousy treatment at puberty all can
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
155.3/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF692.2
LC item number
.P43 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Man and woman : an inside story, Donald W. Pfaff, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What scientists fight about when they fight about sex -- Chromosomes for him and her -- Hormones on the brain -- Neonatal hormones, brain structure, and brain chemistry -- Mating and parenting -- Males fighting -- Females befriending (males, too) -- Pain and suffering -- Perilous times : newborns and adolescents -- Sex gone wrong -- Bottom line
Control code
ocn682614021
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 226 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195388848
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3207086x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)682614021
  • ebsco0199780870

Library Locations

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