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By Anne Fausto-Sterling

ISBN-10: 0465047920

ISBN-13: 9780465047925

Through rigorously studying the organic, genetic, evolutionary, and mental proof, a famous biologist unearths a stunning loss of substance in the back of rules approximately biologically dependent intercourse changes. incorporates a new bankruptcy and in a while on fresh organic breakthroughs.</Div>

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D. R. Bock and D. Kolakowski, "Further Evidence of Sex-Linked Major-Gene Influence on Human Spatial Visualizing Ability," American Tournai of Human Genetics 25(19731:1--14. , A. W. H. Buffery and]. Gray, "Sex Differences in the Development of Spacial and Linguistic Skills," in Gender Differences: Their Ontogeny and Significance, ed. C. Ounsted and D. C. Taylor (London: Chirhill Livingston, 1972/. • Jerre Levy, "Lateral Specialization of the Human Brain: Behavioral Manifestation and Possible Evolutionary Basis," in The Biology of Behavior, ed.

Friedman, R. M. Richart, and R. L. Van de Wiele (New York: Wiley, 1974/. • J. S. Hyde and B. G. C. Heath, 1976/. I Julia A. Sherman, Sex· Related Cognitive Differences: An Essay on Theory and EVIdence (Springfield, III.. Charles C Thomas, 19781. • R. E. Stafford, "Sex Differences in Spatial Visualization as Evidence of Sex-Linked Inheritance," Perceptual and Motor Skills I Jj 1961 1:428. • Robin P. Corley, J. c. DeFries, A. R. Kuse, and Steven G. Vandenberg, "Familial Resemblance tor the Identical Blocks Test of Spatial Ability: No Evidence of X Linkage," Behavior Genetics 1011980/:211-15.

60 Furthermore, there is a very different source of data that appears to contradict the X-linked hypothesis, one recognized some years ago by two other scientists, Drs. D. R. Bock and D. Kolakowski. 4 Biological Theories to Explain Sex-related Cognitive Differences Year of Initial Publication 111"'\ Name of Theorist Basic Tenet Current Status of Theory 1961 Stafford& Spatial ability is Xlinked and thus males show it more frequently than do females. Clearly disproven,h although stiII widely quoted.

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