WOMENSTD 432 - Advanced Topics in Gender and Health
Section: 001 Biopsychological Approaches to Gender/Sex
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Women's Studies (WOMENSTD)
Department: LSA Women's Studies
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of department.
Advisory Prerequisites:
May be elected twice for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
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Sex and gender are largely dichotomized into a nature/nurture dichotomy, with sex representing biology and gender representing culture. Are the two really so separable? And, if they are one of the primary ways we categorize ourselves, what do these categories really mean according to empirical research in psychology and neuroscience? In this course, we will cover biopsychological research in gender/sex, and we will also discuss critiques of these approaches. Topics include sexual differentiation and development, behavioral neuroendocrinology, sexuality, clinical conditions and health, evolution, social behaviors, differences/similarities, neuroanatomy, and behavioral genetics.

WOMENSTD 432 - Advanced Topics in Gender and Health
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001 (SEM)
Th 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: Meets with Psych 400-001. Prereqs for the course are one of the following: Psych 111, 112, 114 or 115; and Psych 230 or 240, and the course is Department Permission only. Students who have the prereqs and would like to take the course should e-mail wsp.advising@umich.edu.
002 (SEM)
Tu 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Note: Meets with NURS 420-001
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ISBN: 0195188365
Brain gender, Author: Melissa Hines., Publisher: Oxford University Press 2005
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