The Essential Implications of Gender in Human Behavioral Endocrinology Studies

  title={The Essential Implications of Gender in Human Behavioral Endocrinology Studies
  author={Steven J. Stanton},
  booktitle={Front.Behav. Neurosci.},
Carney et al. (2010) recently published a study in which they examined the effect of assuming “highand low-power” body postures on changes in testosterone levels in men and women. To do so, they randomly assigned participants to two groups (highpower and low-power), and then placed them in two successive 1-min poses appropriate for their group. They reported that “high-power” poses produced testosterone increases in participants and “low-power” poses produced testosterone decrements, while… CONTINUE READING
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excluded a single subject (presumably of the 16 men) for having testosterone levels above 3 SD from the mean. But, was this the mean and SD for all subjects

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participant sex was included as a covariate in all analyses.

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violated a basic assumption of the statistical analyses that they reported, because they used raw testosterone from pre- and post-power posing as independent

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