Last updated on: 2/19/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Paul Vasey, PhD Biography

Title:
Associate Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

“Why individuals in some animal species exhibit same-sex sexual partner preference remains the object of debate… Understanding why same-sex sexual partner preference evolves in some species may involve abandoning a strictly functional perspective and, instead, approaching the issue from the perspective of each species’ unique evolutionary history”

“Same-Sex Sexual Partner Preference in Hormonally and Neurologically Unmanipulated Animals,” Annual Review of Sex Research, 2002

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Associate Professor, Psychology & Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
Education:
  • PhD, University of Montreal
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is It Relevant to Look at the Animal Kingdom to Determine if Human Same-Sex Behavior is "Natural"?