Essays about: "sex-differences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 essays containing the word sex-differences.

  1. 1. Sex-specific pathological response to Traumatic Brain Injury

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Examensarbeten i molekylärbiologi

    Author : Christopher Fry; [2022]
    Keywords : Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of leading causes of death in the world; survivors commonly exhibit behavioural changes and neurocognitive defects in the long-term. Following TBI, rapid changes in the neurovascular unit (NVU) occur as the permeability of the blood brain barrier (BBB) increases and cerebral blood flow (CBF) becomes dysregulated. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sex-dependent differences in human reward processing : A systematic review

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Simon Nyqvist Ghashghaian; [2022]
    Keywords : Reward-processing; sex-differences; dopamine; reward pathways; sex hormones;

    Abstract : Much work has been done in the neuroscience of reward processing, such as; mapping brain areas, key neurotransmitters, and connectivity patterns related to different aspects of reward-related behavior. There are a lot of suggested behavioral and neural sex differences in reward processing, primarily based on animal studies of reward behavior. READ MORE

  3. 3. Physical Fitness, Physical Activity, and Sedentary Behavior in University Students. Are There Any Sex Differences?

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för företagande, innovation och hållbarhet

    Author : Maja Tillander; [2022]
    Keywords : physical fitness; physical activity; sedentary behavior; university students;

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  4. 4. Beyond The Frame : A Literature Review of Sex Differences and Female Specific Expressions of Autism Spectrum Disorder

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Socialt arbete

    Author : Samuel Lundström; [2021]
    Keywords : ASD; autism; sex differences; females; female phenotype; gender; gender stereotyping; AST; ASD; Autism; Könsskillnader; Kvinnor; Kvinnlig fenotyp; Könstereotyper; Genus;

    Abstract : Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neuro-developmental diagnosis that occurs around four times more often in males compared to females. Most of what is known about ASD, as well as diagnostic criteria and screening tools are therefore based on male expressions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Investigation of sex-based differences in responses to artificial light of the greater waxmoth (Galleria mellonella)

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för företagande, innovation och hållbarhet

    Author : Prasoon Singh; [2021]
    Keywords : Light pollution; Galleria mellonella; warm-white light; moths behaviour; attraction;

    Abstract : Artificial light at night (ALAN) is becoming a greater threat to nocturnal species. Aside from the overall increase in light output, replacing outdated monochromatic street lighting with light-emitting diode (LED) lights with a broad emission spectrum could raise this issue more. READ MORE