INDEX
adolescent brain, 26 27, 30 31, 123,
137n9
affect, theory of, 10, 11, 14, 52, 53, 68,
82, 111, 122 23, 131n16, 132n24; and
affective dissonance, 13, 53, 83; and
embodied cognition, 45; and homo-
phobia, 53; and inequality, 9, 52, 53,
122; and kinship, 96, 98, 111, 116; and
mirror neurons, 14, 68 69, 76, 78 79,
82 83; and oxytocin, 101, 102; and
racialization, 53, 78 79, 82 83; and
social bonds, 14, 97, 105, 115
affordances, Gibson’s theory of, 79
agential realism, 12, 20, 35 36, 133n28
Ahmed, Sara, 52, 53, 131n16, 144n10
Alcoff, Linda Martín, 52, 131n16, 144n10
Alzheimer’s disease, 126
amygdala: development of, 27; and sex,
31, 138n17; in adolescents, 123
animals. See nonhuman animals
Argent, Gala, 110
attachment, 14, 97, 99, 100, 101, 104 8,
106, 149n5, 149 50n7, 150n10
autism, 31, 68, 82, 86 87, 102, 116,
133 34n31, 146n2
Bagemihl, Bruce, 114
Bagley, Sharon, 21, 30
Barad, Karen, 7, 12, 13, 15, 28, 34, 35 36,
41, 131n20, 141n22
Baril, Alexandre, 10, 60
Baron- Cohen, Simon, 31
Bergson, Henri, 17, 41
Birke, Linda, 6, 130n6, 131n18
Blackman, Lisa, 11, 53, 64, 68, 82, 122,
145n13
Bost, Suzanne, 52, 53, 131n15
Bourdieu, Pierre, 9, 85 86, 148n7
brain modification, 17, 18, 21, 30, 38 39,
40, 120, 129n5
brain size, 138n17
breastfeeding: history of, 150n8; rates of,
150n8; and oxytocin (see lactation)
Butler, Judith, 34, 43, 99, 115 16, 117,
131n14, 131n16, 140 41n22, 149n12
Cajal, Ramon y, 24, 134nn1 2, 135n4,
141n25
Cartesian subject, 4, 47, 81, 143n5,
143 44n8
cats: in experimental research on visual
cortex, 25 26; in experimental re-
search on oxytocin, 100
Cheah, Pheng, 34, 131n19
Churchland, Patricia, 44, 97, 102, 105 9,
142n1
Clark, Andy, 4, 17, 29, 50, 54 59, 62, 125,
142 43n5
class/socioeconomic status and the
brain. See poverty
Clough, Patricia, 53, 132n22, 132n24
Colebrook, Claire, 34, 68, 131n19, 132n23
Collins, Patricia Hill, 52, 144n9
connectionism, 3, 142n1
Connolly, William, 69, 76, 132nn22 23
Coole, Diana, 20, 22, 131n19
corpus callosum: development of,
137n9; and sex, 138n17
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