Department of Psychology
Department of Psychology

Is Sexual Orientation Innate?

Thu, January 24, 2013
Dennis McFadden, Ashbel Smith Professor Emeritus in Experimental Psychology
Dennis McFadden, Ashbel Smith Professor Emeritus in Experimental Psychology

On November 9, 2012, Dennis McFadden, Ashbel Smith Professor Emeritus in Experimental Psychology (Ret.), authored a blog in the Huffington Post, titled "Is Sexual Orientation Innate?" It has since generated 1,333 "likes" and 722 comments!

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dennis-mcfadden/is-sexual-orientation-innate_b_1974818.html

Over the years Dr. McFadden studied numerous topics in audition, including the cues used for binaural hearing, the effects of drugs and intense sound on the auditory system, and adaptation-like effects in the auditory system.  In recent years his research focused on sex differences and the effects of hormones on the auditory system. 

He has published over 100 research papers and two books on various topics in hearing.

Dr. McFadden retired in 2011.

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