Q Rahman

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation and the 2nd to 4th finger length ratio: evidence for organising effects of sex hormones or developmental instability?
    Q Rahman
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, De Crespigny Park, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 28:288-303. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Large sexual-orientation-related differences in performance on mental rotation and judgment of line orientation tasks
    Qazi Rahman
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry at King s College London, Denmark Hill, England
    Neuropsychology 17:25-31. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation related differences in spatial memory
    Qazi Rahman
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, UK
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:376-83. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Sexual-orientation-related differences in verbal fluency
    Qazi Rahman
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, England
    Neuropsychology 17:240-6. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint A reanalysis of five studies on sexual orientation and the relative length of the 2nd and 4th fingers (the 2D:4D ratio)
    Dennis McFadden
    Department of Psychology and Center for Perceptual Systems, University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712 0187, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 34:341-56. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint An empirical test of the kin selection hypothesis for male homosexuality
    Qazi Rahman
    School of Psychology, University of East London, The Green, London, E15 4LZ, England
    Arch Sex Behav 34:461-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The neurodevelopment of human sexual orientation
    Qazi Rahman
    School of Psychology, University of East London, The Green, London E15 4LZ, UK
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 29:1057-66. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Are there sex differences in neuropsychological functions among patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder?
    David Mataix-Cols
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Appl Neuropsychol 13:42-50. 2006
  9. pmc The association between the fraternal birth order effect in male homosexuality and other markers of human sexual orientation
    Qazi Rahman
    School of Psychology, University of East London, The Green, London E15 4LZ, UK
    Biol Lett 1:393-5. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparative analysis of functional cerebral asymmetry in lesbian women, heterosexual women, and heterosexual men
    Qazi Rahman
    School of Psychology, University of East London, The Green, London, E15 4LZ, United Kingdom
    Arch Sex Behav 37:566-71. 2008

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation and the 2nd to 4th finger length ratio: evidence for organising effects of sex hormones or developmental instability?
    Q Rahman
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, De Crespigny Park, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 28:288-303. 2003
    ..However, these data also draw attention to difficulties in the interpretation of results when somatic features are employed as biological markers of prenatal hormonal influences...
  2. ncbi request reprint Large sexual-orientation-related differences in performance on mental rotation and judgment of line orientation tasks
    Qazi Rahman
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry at King s College London, Denmark Hill, England
    Neuropsychology 17:25-31. 2003
    ..The evidence suggests possible variations in the parietal cortex between homosexual and heterosexual persons...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation related differences in spatial memory
    Qazi Rahman
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, UK
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:376-83. 2003
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  4. ncbi request reprint Sexual-orientation-related differences in verbal fluency
    Qazi Rahman
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, England
    Neuropsychology 17:240-6. 2003
    ..A difference between heterosexual men and women was demonstrated on category and synonym fluency only. The findings implicate within-sex differences in the functioning of the prefrontal and temporal cortices...
  5. ncbi request reprint A reanalysis of five studies on sexual orientation and the relative length of the 2nd and 4th fingers (the 2D:4D ratio)
    Dennis McFadden
    Department of Psychology and Center for Perceptual Systems, University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712 0187, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 34:341-56. 2005
    ..The constancy of the 2D:4D ratio for the White homosexuals did not appear to extend to homosexuals of three other ethnicities, and there were also subpopulation differences related to right or left hands...
  6. ncbi request reprint An empirical test of the kin selection hypothesis for male homosexuality
    Qazi Rahman
    School of Psychology, University of East London, The Green, London, E15 4LZ, England
    Arch Sex Behav 34:461-7. 2005
    ..Overall, little support was found for the kin selection theory in a community sample...
  7. ncbi request reprint The neurodevelopment of human sexual orientation
    Qazi Rahman
    School of Psychology, University of East London, The Green, London E15 4LZ, UK
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 29:1057-66. 2005
    ..Future investigations, across the neurosciences, should focus to elucidate the fundamental neural architecture underlying the target-specific direction of human sexual orientation, and their antecedents in developmental neurobiology...
  8. ncbi request reprint Are there sex differences in neuropsychological functions among patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder?
    David Mataix-Cols
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Appl Neuropsychol 13:42-50. 2006
    ..We conclude that sex does not seem to be a major determinant of neuropsychological function in OCD, but the observed cross-sex shifts on some tasks deserve further examination...
  9. pmc The association between the fraternal birth order effect in male homosexuality and other markers of human sexual orientation
    Qazi Rahman
    School of Psychology, University of East London, The Green, London E15 4LZ, UK
    Biol Lett 1:393-5. 2005
    ..The present study failed to find significant associations between number of older brothers and these traits...
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparative analysis of functional cerebral asymmetry in lesbian women, heterosexual women, and heterosexual men
    Qazi Rahman
    School of Psychology, University of East London, The Green, London, E15 4LZ, United Kingdom
    Arch Sex Behav 37:566-71. 2008
    ..These data suggest that lesbian women are somewhat masculinized in their functional cerebral asymmetry. The results were interpreted in the context of sexual variation in models of linguistic hemispheric processing...
  11. ncbi request reprint Selective sexual orientation-related differences in object location memory
    Bano Hassan
    School of Psychology, University of East London, London, United Kingdom
    Behav Neurosci 121:625-33. 2007
    ..These data may limit possible developmental pathways for sexual variation in selective forms of spatial memory...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation-related differences in allocentric spatial memory tasks
    Qazi Rahman
    Department of Psychology, School of Psychology, University of East London, London, United Kingdom
    Hippocampus 18:55-63. 2008
    ..These data may limit the number of possible neurodevelopmental pathways responsible for sexual variation in components of spatial learning and memory...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in a human analogue of the Radial Arm Maze: the "17-Box Maze Test"
    Qazi Rahman
    School of Psychology, University of East London, The Green, London E15 4LZ, UK
    Brain Cogn 58:312-7. 2005
    ..These were medium to large effect sizes. The findings raise the issue of task- and component-specific sexual dimorphism in cognitive mapping...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in neurocognitive functioning among abstinent recreational cocaine users
    Qazi Rahman
    School of Psychology, University of East London, The Green, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 181:374-80. 2005
    ..Neurocognitive impairments associated with cocaine use are also well documented. However, there are no studies of sex differences in neurocognitive performance among cocaine users...
  15. ncbi request reprint Performance differences between adult heterosexual and homosexual men on the Digit-Symbol Substitution subtest of the WAIS-R
    Qazi Rahman
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:141-8. 2004
    ..The magnitude of these differences were modest by standard criteria. No differences were found between heterosexual and homosexual women. The findings implicate within-sex variation in one test that relies on intact executive function...
  16. ncbi request reprint Developmental instability is associated with neurocognitive performance in heterosexual and homosexual men, but not in women
    Qazi Rahman
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Behav Neurosci 118:243-7. 2004
    ..No associations were found in heterosexual or homosexual women. These results suggest that developmental instability is linked to neurocognitive integrity in men, but not in women...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sex, sexual orientation, and identification of positive and negative facial affect
    Qazi Rahman
    School of Psychology, University of East London, The Green, London E15 4LZ, UK
    Brain Cogn 54:179-85. 2004
    ..However, there were no overall sex differences in accuracy. These findings suggest a limited role for sex in the perception of facial affect...
  18. ncbi request reprint Biosocial factors, sexual orientation and neurocognitive functioning
    Qazi Rahman
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College University of London, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 29:867-81. 2004
    ..These findings are discussed in relation to biosocial influences on cognitive differences between heterosexuals and homosexuals...
  19. ncbi request reprint Allocentric spatial memory in humans with hippocampal lesions
    David M Parslow
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, De Crespigny Park, SE5 8AF London, UK
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 118:123-47. 2005
    ..This finding implicates the right hippocampal formation in spatial memory functioning in a scenario in which the visual environment was controlled so as to eliminate extraneous visual cues...
  20. ncbi request reprint Fluctuating asymmetry, second to fourth finger length ratios and human sexual orientation
    Qazi Rahman
    School of Psychology, University of East London, The Green, London, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:382-91. 2005
    ..The findings constrain the number of possible neurodevelopmental pathways responsible for sexual orientation in humans...
  21. ncbi request reprint A specific sexual orientation-related difference in navigation strategy
    Qazi Rahman
    School of Psychology, University of East London, London, United Kingdom
    Behav Neurosci 119:311-6. 2005
    ..The findings may limit the number of putative neurodevelopmental pathways responsible for sex differences in navigation strategy utility...
  22. ncbi request reprint Neurodevelopmental correlates of paraphilic sexual interests in men
    Qazi Rahman
    Department of Biological Sciences, Queen Mary College, University of London, Mile End Road, London, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 37:166-72. 2008
    ..It is suggested that processes such as developmental instability and maternal immunity may play a role in variant sexual preferences among otherwise healthy heterosexual men...
  23. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation-related differences in prepulse inhibition of the human startle response
    Qazi Rahman
    Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychology, University of London, England, UK
    Behav Neurosci 117:1096-102. 2003
    ..These data provide the first evidence for within-gender differences in basic sensorimotor gating mechanisms and implicate the known neural substrates of PPI in human sexual orientation...