Hormonal influences on sexually differentiated behavior in nonhuman primates.

@article{Wallen2005HormonalIO,
  title={Hormonal influences on sexually differentiated behavior in nonhuman primates.},
  author={Kim Wallen},
  journal={Frontiers in neuroendocrinology},
  year={2005},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={7-26}
}
  • Kim Wallen
  • Published 2005 in Frontiers in neuroendocrinology
Sexually dimorphic behavior in nonhuman primates results from behavioral predispositions organized by prenatal androgens. The rhesus monkey has been the primary primate model for understanding the hormonal organization of sexually dimorphic behavior. Historically, female fetuses have received high prenatal androgen doses to investigate the masculinizing and defeminizing effects of androgens. Such treatments masculinized juvenile and adult copulatory behavior and defeminized female-typical… CONTINUE READING