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Chapter Eleven: Gender and Sexuality: Introduction to Psych

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Psychology
Course
PSYC 1F90
Professor
Kathryn Belicki
Semester
Fall

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Chapter 11 Gender and Sexuality Sex biologically female or male gender psychological and socially female or male two important aspects of gender roles and identity transsexual biological sex and psychological and social sex conflict Biological differences for sex classification genetic sex XX or XY chromosomesXfemale Ymale chromosomes Klinefelters syndrome boy born XXY matures may look feminine w undersized sexual organs and be infertileTurners syndrome girl born with one X and no Y matures may look masculine and be infertilehormonal sex gonads either produce androgen or estrogenhormones secreted by endocrine glandsgonadal sex ovaries or testesadrenal glands above the kidneys also secret hormoneseveryone produces both estrogen and androgen testosterone type of androgen secreted mainly by testes without testosterone there would be no males body impulse to make femalesandrogens must be low level or not at all to produce female embryo intersexual person ambiguous sexual anatomy and
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