Related Stories. For Watson, in short, the draft of the human genome allows access to the truth of human biology and life. By David Malakoff Jun. March This draws attention to the strangeness and surprising nature of genetic processes, something that has been illustrated by the Human Genome Project.
Daryl Bema social psychologist at Cornell Universityhas theorized that the influence of biological factors on sexual orientation may be mediated by experiences in childhood.
This is the case, in particular, because I think that her approach has significant queer potential. This is the first DNA difference ever linked to female sexual orientation, says Lisa Diamond, a psychologist at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City who studies the nature and development of same-sex sexuality. Conversations with Maya:
This proposal is known as the "exotic becomes erotic" theory.