Qazi Rahman

Summary

Affiliation: Queen Mary
Country: UK

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint Gender nonconformity, intelligence, and sexual orientation
    Qazi Rahman
    Biological and Experimental Psychology Group, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 41:623-30. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Men appear more lateralized when noticing emotion in male faces
    Qazi Rahman
    Biological and Experimental Psychology Group, Queen Mary University of London, UK
    Emotion 12:174-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint No sex differences in spatial location memory for abstract designs
    Qazi Rahman
    Biological and Experimental Psychology Group, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Brain Cogn 76:15-9. 2011
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint Sexual orientation and spatial position effects on selective forms of object location memory
    Qazi Rahman
    Biological and Experimental Psychology Group, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom
    Brain Cogn 75:217-24. 2011
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint Hair whorl direction and sexual orientation in human males
    Qazi Rahman
    Biological and Experimental Psychology Group, School of Biological Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom
    Behav Neurosci 123:252-6. 2009
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications34

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Gender nonconformity, intelligence, and sexual orientation
    Qazi Rahman
    Biological and Experimental Psychology Group, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 41:623-30. 2012
    ..They also support growing evidence that quantitative measures of sex-atypicality are useful in the study of trait sexual orientation...
  3. doi request reprint Men appear more lateralized when noticing emotion in male faces
    Qazi Rahman
    Biological and Experimental Psychology Group, Queen Mary University of London, UK
    Emotion 12:174-9. 2012
    ..These data indicate that sex differences in functional cerebral lateralization for facial emotion may be specific to the emotion presented and the sex of face presenting it...
  4. doi request reprint No sex differences in spatial location memory for abstract designs
    Qazi Rahman
    Biological and Experimental Psychology Group, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Brain Cogn 76:15-9. 2011
    ..Controlling for age and estimated IQ scores made no impact on the results. These data suggest an absence of a sex difference in purely visual and spatial aspects of object location memory...
  5. 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...
  6. doi request reprint Sexual orientation and spatial position effects on selective forms of object location memory
    Qazi Rahman
    Biological and Experimental Psychology Group, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom
    Brain Cogn 75:217-24. 2011
    ..These data suggest that visual space biases in processing categorical spatial positions may enhance aspects of object location memory in heterosexual women...
  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint Hair whorl direction and sexual orientation in human males
    Qazi Rahman
    Biological and Experimental Psychology Group, School of Biological Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom
    Behav Neurosci 123:252-6. 2009
    ..Number of older sisters was positively correlated with counterclockwise hair whorls in heterosexual men. These data were discussed in relation to prenatal factors assumed to play a role in the neurodevelopment of male homosexuality...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Maternal inheritance and familial fecundity factors in male homosexuality
    Qazi Rahman
    School of Psychology, University of East London, The Green, London, E15 4LZ, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 37:962-9. 2008
    ..These data were discussed in relation to possible population-related factors in evolutionary explanations for human male homosexuality...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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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  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. doi request reprint A multivariate twin study of female sexual dysfunction
    Andrea Burri
    Department of Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology, King s College London, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    J Sex Med 9:2671-81. 2012
    ..Clarifying causative mechanisms may enhance current psychiatric nosology...
  24. doi request reprint The etiological relationship between anxiety sensitivity, sexual distress, and female sexual dysfunction is partly genetically moderated
    Andrea Burri
    Department of Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology, Kings College London, London, UK
    J Sex Med 9:1887-96. 2012
    ..However, previous correlational research indicates that sexual distress in women may be related to general anxiety per se rather than being an outcome of FSD...
  25. doi request reprint The relationship between same-sex sexual experience, sexual distress, and female sexual dysfunction
    Andrea Burri
    Biological and Experimental Psychology Group, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    J Sex Med 9:198-206. 2012
    ..There is little research estimating the occurrence of female sexual dysfunction (FSD) in women with same-sex sexual experience and none incorporating a key feature of standardized DSM-IV diagnoses-sexual distress...
  26. 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...
  27. doi request reprint A discordant monozygotic twin approach to testing environmental influences on sexual dysfunction in women
    Andrea Burri
    Department of Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology, King s College, St Thomas Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 7EH, London, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 42:961-72. 2013
    ..These findings require replication in prospective designs which can provide additional powerful tests of the direction of causality between interpersonal factors and later sexual dysfunction...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on female sexual orientation, childhood gender typicality and adult gender identity
    Andrea Burri
    Biological and Experimental Psychology Group, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e21982. 2011
    ..However, researchers have been unable to resolve the genetic and non-genetic components that contribute to the covariation between these traits, particularly in women...
  31. pmc A genome-wide association study of female sexual dysfunction
    Andrea Burri
    Biological and Experimental Psychology Group, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e35041. 2012
    ..Female sexual dysfunction (FSD) is an important but controversial problem with serious negative impact on women's quality of life. Data from twin studies have shown a genetic contribution to the development and maintenance of FSD...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...