The Resource Born gay : the psychobiology of sex orientation, Glenn Wilson and Qazi Rahman

Born gay : the psychobiology of sex orientation, Glenn Wilson and Qazi Rahman

Label
Born gay : the psychobiology of sex orientation
Title
Born gay
Title remainder
the psychobiology of sex orientation
Statement of responsibility
Glenn Wilson and Qazi Rahman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NLM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilson, Glenn D.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC451.4.G39
LC item number
W55 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2005 K-569
  • HQ 76.25
NLM item number
W748b 2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rahman, Qazi
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Homosexuality
  • Sexual orientation
  • Sex (Psychology)
Label
Born gay : the psychobiology of sex orientation, Glenn Wilson and Qazi Rahman
Link
https://archive.org/details/borngaypsychobio0000wils
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-169) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Where are gays found? -- Who are you calling gay? -- Either/or -- The sexual lie detector -- Homosexuality is not common, but it is stable -- 2. The failure of psychosocial theories -- Psychoanalytic ideas -- Social learning theory -- The seduction hypothesis -- Child-rearing effects -- Cross-cultural comparisons -- Bem's alienation theory -- Therapy for sexuality? -- 3. Not all in the genes -- Family connections -- Genes versus environment -- Which genes, where? -- The mitochondrial DNA theory -- Mechanism of the genetic effect -- 4. Is Homosexuality adaptive? -- Kin selection -- Parental manipulation -- Balanced polymorphism -- The value of same-sex bonding -- How much can we learn from animal behaviour? -- A new scenario -- 5. Hormones in the womb -- How hormones work -- Middle-sex -- Finger lengths -- Fingerprints -- Auditory mechanisms -- Do gay men have bigger penises? -- Physical growth -- Onset of puberty -- Maternal stress and substance use -- Developmental instability -- 6. The big brother effect -- The 'fraternal birth order effect' -- How many brothers does it take to make you gay? -- Social environment and the big brother effect, is there a link? -- The mother's immune system -- The H-Y antigen -- 7. The gay brain -- The hypothalamus -- Lesbianism and the limbic system -- Cognitive abilities -- Brain asymmetry -- Handedness and sexual orientation -- Conclusion -- 8. Childhood indications -- Feminine boys and masculine girls -- CGN, learning and prenatal factors -- Adult 'psychological gender' -- CGN and psychological health -- 9. Are there different types? -- Perceptions -- The research -- Sex hormone comparisons -- Finger-length ratios -- Conclusions -- 10. The science of sexual orientation and society
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
176 p.
Isbn
9780720612233
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)56441538
Label
Born gay : the psychobiology of sex orientation, Glenn Wilson and Qazi Rahman
Link
https://archive.org/details/borngaypsychobio0000wils
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-169) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Where are gays found? -- Who are you calling gay? -- Either/or -- The sexual lie detector -- Homosexuality is not common, but it is stable -- 2. The failure of psychosocial theories -- Psychoanalytic ideas -- Social learning theory -- The seduction hypothesis -- Child-rearing effects -- Cross-cultural comparisons -- Bem's alienation theory -- Therapy for sexuality? -- 3. Not all in the genes -- Family connections -- Genes versus environment -- Which genes, where? -- The mitochondrial DNA theory -- Mechanism of the genetic effect -- 4. Is Homosexuality adaptive? -- Kin selection -- Parental manipulation -- Balanced polymorphism -- The value of same-sex bonding -- How much can we learn from animal behaviour? -- A new scenario -- 5. Hormones in the womb -- How hormones work -- Middle-sex -- Finger lengths -- Fingerprints -- Auditory mechanisms -- Do gay men have bigger penises? -- Physical growth -- Onset of puberty -- Maternal stress and substance use -- Developmental instability -- 6. The big brother effect -- The 'fraternal birth order effect' -- How many brothers does it take to make you gay? -- Social environment and the big brother effect, is there a link? -- The mother's immune system -- The H-Y antigen -- 7. The gay brain -- The hypothalamus -- Lesbianism and the limbic system -- Cognitive abilities -- Brain asymmetry -- Handedness and sexual orientation -- Conclusion -- 8. Childhood indications -- Feminine boys and masculine girls -- CGN, learning and prenatal factors -- Adult 'psychological gender' -- CGN and psychological health -- 9. Are there different types? -- Perceptions -- The research -- Sex hormone comparisons -- Finger-length ratios -- Conclusions -- 10. The science of sexual orientation and society
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
176 p.
Isbn
9780720612233
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)56441538

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