SEX CHARACTERISTICS By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 These are the traits that are associated with sex identity and involved in reproduction of the species. Also called sexual characteristics. SEX CHARACTERISTICS: "Our sex characteristics make us male and female." Related Psychology Terms ASEXUAL SEXUAL INSTINCT 1 SEXUAL CONDITIONING ANIMAL COURTSHIP TASK IDENTITY THEMATIC APPERCEPTION TEST (TAT) BATESIAN MIMICRY AGGRESSIVE MIMICRY ANIMAL AGGRESSION PSYCHOGENDER Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SEX CHARACTERISTICS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sex-characteristics/ (accessed September 21, 2019).