Sociosexuality moderates the association between testosterone and relationship status in men and women.

@article{Edelstein2011SociosexualityMT,
  title={Sociosexuality moderates the association between testosterone and relationship status in men and women.},
  author={Robin S. Edelstein and William J. Chopik and Emily L Kean},
  journal={Hormones and behavior},
  year={2011},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={248-55}
}
Single individuals typically have higher testosterone compared to those who are partnered, suggesting that individual differences in testosterone are associated with mating effort, or people's motivation to find a sexual partner. However, there is less consistent evidence for links between testosterone and sociosexuality, or people's orientation toward uncommitted sexual activity. Based on Penke and Asendorpf's (2008) conceptualization, we propose that a more nuanced measure of sociosexuality… CONTINUE READING
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