Housing Considerations when using Males and Females
Learn about how the home cage environment can introduce phenotypic variation in males and females within and across experiments.
Tracking Hormone Fluctuations in Female Rodents and the Influence of these Fluctuations on Various Research Outcomes
Learn about variations in sex hormones across both sexes and how this variation may contribute to observed behavioral and physiological variability in females and males.
Logistical Considerations for Behavioral Experiments Incorporating Males and Females and Sex-specific Behavioral Readouts for Commonly Employed Behavioral Tests
Learn how to design behavioral experiments in both sexes, highlighting how males and females can use different behavioral strategies in the same behavioral test.
Sex Differences in Maturation and Aging
Learn about different logistical design considerations for using males and females across the lifespan.
Cell and Tissue Considerations for Sex as a Biological Variable
Learn how to incorporate both male- and female-derived cells or tissues into in vitro research.
Study Design Toolbox and Reporting Considerations for Incorporating Sex as a Biological Variable (Part 1)
Learn how to design studies including both sexes, including how to perform a power analysis, how to design studies in males and females for new fields of study and how to add females to existing work in males, and how to talk about/interpret your results.
Study Design Toolbox and Reporting Considerations for Incorporating Sex as a Biological Variable (Part 2)
Further explore the concepts from Part 1 and delve deeper into understanding the underlying basis of sex differences and how to think about and approach studying them if you want to.