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Sexual orientation and brain structures: A critical review of recent research

  title={Sexual orientation and brain structures: A critical review of recent research},
  author={Karori Mbũgua},
  journal={Current Science},
  • K. Mbũgua
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Biology
  • Current Science
This paper critically reviews three main studies that have sought to show that there are structural differ ences between the brains of male heterosexuals and homosexuals. These studies have focused on three regions of the brain, namely, the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN), the third interstitial nucleus of the anterior hypothalamus (INAH-3) and the anterior commissure (AC). This paper exposes a number of conceptual and methodological flaws in these studies and concludes by saying that the… 

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