The relationship of male testosterone to components of mental rotation

@article{Hooven2004TheRO,
  title={The relationship of male testosterone to components of mental rotation},
  author={Carole K. Hooven and Christopher F. Chabris and Peter T. Ellison and Stephen M. Kosslyn},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={42},
  pages={782-790}
}
Studies suggest that higher levels of testosterone (T) in males contribute to their advantage over females in tests of spatial ability. However, the mechanisms that underlie the effects of T on spatial ability are not understood. We investigated the relationship of salivary T in men to performance on a computerized version of the mental rotation task (MRT) developed by [Science 171 (3972) (1971) 701]. We studied whether T is associated specifically with the ability to mentally rotate objects or… CONTINUE READING
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