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Instructor Info:Jane Couperus
Office Extension x5389
Term: 2014S
Meeting Info: Monday Wednesday
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM Adele Simmons Hall (ASH) 222
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM Adele Simmons Hall (ASH) 222
Description: This course is designed to examine sex, gender, and sexuality in multiple contexts. The primary aim of this course is to develop an understanding of the biology and neuropsychology of sex gender and sexuality. Additionally the course will examine how biological and environmental factors influence sex gender and sexuality across development and how these factors influence differences in brain and behavior. Course requirements will include reading primary research articles in the fields of psychology neuroscience sociology anthropology and women's studies. Students will also be asked to conduct library research write several short response and review papers and conduct a larger research project. Students are not required to have a scientific background but they are asked to be open to reading and evaluating scientific research.