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Testosterone : an unauthorized biography

Author: Rebecca M Jordan-Young; Katrina Alicia Karkazis
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Testosterone is a familiar villain, a ready explanation for innumerable social ills, from the stock market crash and the overrepresentation of men in prisons to male dominance in business and politics. It's a lot to pin on a simple molecule. Yet your testosterone level doesn't in fact predict your competitive drive or tendency for violence, your appetite for risk or sex, or your strength or athletic prowess. It's  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca M Jordan-Young; Katrina Alicia Karkazis
ISBN: 9780674725324 0674725328
OCLC Number: 1089998985
Description: 274 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: T talk --
Multiple Ts --
Ovulation --
Violence --
Power --
Risk-taking --
Parenting --
Athleticism --
Conclusion: The social molecule.
Responsibility: Rebecca M. Jordan-Young, Katrina Karkazis.

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Testosterone is neither the biological essence of manliness nor even the "male sex hormone." It doesn't predict competitiveness or aggressiveness, strength or sex drive. Rebecca Jordan-Young and  Read more...

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