A curvilinear relationship between testosterone and spatial cognition in humans: Possible influence of hand preference

  title={A curvilinear relationship between testosterone and spatial cognition in humans: Possible influence of hand preference},
  author={S. D. Moffat and E. Hampson},
  • S. D. Moffat, E. Hampson
  • Published 1996
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychoneuroendocrinology
  • The nature of the relationship, if any, between performance on visuo-spatial tests in humans and circulating testosterone (T) concentrations remains controversial. We investigated possible relationships between salivary T and cortisol (C) concentrations and performance on visuo-spatial and verbal cognitive tests in a sample of healthy young adults. Among right-handers, salivary T was found to be negatively correlated with spatial performance in males, but was positively correlated with a… CONTINUE READING
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