Testosterone and Social Behavior

  title={Testosterone and Social Behavior},
  author={Alan Booth and Douglas A. Granger and Allan Mazur},
Popular perceptions of the effect of testosterone on “manly” behavior are inaccurate. We need to move away from such simplistic notions by treating testosterone as one component along with other physiological, psychological and sociological variables in interactive and reciprocal models of behavior. Several hormones can now be measured in saliva, removing the need for blood samples. Conceptual shifts have moved research from biological determinism to biosocial models in which the social… CONTINUE READING
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