Testosterone administration modulates moral judgments depending on second-to-fourth digit ratio

  title={Testosterone administration modulates moral judgments depending on second-to-fourth digit ratio},
  author={Estrella R. Montoya and David Terburg and Peter A. Bos and Geert-Jan Will and Vincent Buskens and Werner Raub and Jack van Honk},
Moral judgment involves the interplay of emotions and social cognitions. The male sex-hormone testosterone might play a role in moral reasoning as males are more utilitarian than females in their moral decisions, and high salivary testosterone levels also are associated with utilitarian moral decisions. However, there is no direct evidence for a role of testosterone in moral reasoning. Recent testosterone administration studies show effects on cognitive empathy and social cooperation, which… CONTINUE READING
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