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Sex Differences

Summarizing More than a Century of Scientific Research

By Lee Ellis, Scott Hershberger, Evelyn Field, Scott Wersinger, Sergio Pellis, David Geary, Craig Palmer, Katherine Hoyenga, Amir Hetsroni, Kazmer Karadi

Psychology Press – 2008

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    Description

    • This book is the first to aim at summarizing all of the scientific literature published so far regarding male-female differences (and similarities).

    • Throughout this book’s 11 years in preparation, no exclusions were made in terms of subject areas, cultures, time periods, or even species.

    • Results from over 22,000 studies are condensed into approximately 3,000 tables, with each table pertaining to a specific possible sex difference.

    • The book’s length is 1,019 (+14) pages plus a CD insert containing a 660-page file of references to all of the studies cited throughout the book.

    Contents

    Chapter 1. Basic Biological Factors. Chapter 2. The Brain and Biochemistry. Chapter 3. Health/Illness Factors. Chapter 4. Perceptual, Motor, and Emotional Factors. Chapter 5. Intellectual, Cognitive, Self-Concept, and Mental Health/Illness Factors. Chapter 6. Preferences, Interests, Attitudes, Beliefs, and Intentions. Chapter 7. Drug, Therapeutic, and Stress-Related Effects and Responses. Chapter 8. Personality and General Behavior. Chapter 9. Social Behavior. Chapter 10. Consuming and Individual-Institutional Behavior. Chapter 11. Status and Work-Related Behavior. Chapter 12. Attitudes and Actions toward Others Based on Their Gender. Chapter 13. Grand Summary.

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    Description: By Lee Ellis, Scott Hershberger, Evelyn Field, Scott Wersinger, Sergio Pellis, David Geary, Craig Palmer, Katherine Hoyenga, Amir Hetsroni, Kazmer Karadi. This book is the first to aim at summarizing all of the scientific literature published so far regarding male-female differences (and similarities). Throughout this book’s 11 years in preparation, no exclusions were made in terms of...
    Categories: Social Psychology, Gender Identity & Sex Roles, Gender Studies - Soc Sci