Sex and Context: Hormones and Primate Sexual Motivation

@article{Wallen2001SexAC,
  title={Sex and Context: Hormones and Primate Sexual Motivation},
  author={K. Wallen},
  journal={Hormones and Behavior},
  year={2001},
  volume={40},
  pages={339-357}
}
  • K. Wallen
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Hormones and Behavior
  • Gonadal hormones regulate the ability to copulate in most mammalian species, but not in primates because copulatory ability has been emancipated from hormonal control. Instead, gonadal hormones primarily influence sexual motivation. This separation of mating ability from hormonally modulated mating interest allows social experience and context to powerfully influence the expression of sexual behavior in nonhuman primates, both developmentally and in adulthood. For example, male rhesus monkeys… CONTINUE READING
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