Science and belief: psychobiological research on sexual orientation.

  title={Science and belief: psychobiological research on sexual orientation.},
  author={William M. Byne},
  journal={Journal of homosexuality},
  volume={28 3-4},
The dominant paradigm that generates support for biological theories of sexual orientation has profound conceptual flaws. Not only does it equate the motor patterns of copulation in rodents with sexual orientation in humans, it assumes that the brain regions that regulate these behaviors in rodents participate in governing sexual orientation in humans. Reports of sex differences in the rodent brain generate speculation concerning the existence of differences in the human brain associated not… CONTINUE READING