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Rethinking Sex, Brain and Gender: From Dimorphism to Mosaic

Daphna Joel Keynote Lecture

Event Details

Friday, October 5, 2018
9:30-10:30 a.m.
Rooms 325 & 326, Pyle Center
Whereas a categorical difference in the genitals has always been acknowledged, the question of how far these categories extend into human biology is still not resolved. Documented sex/gender differences in the brain are of-ten taken as support of a sexually dimorphic view of human brains (“female brain” or “male brain”). For this assumption to be accurate, differences be-tween females and males in the structure of specific brain regions should be both ...
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