Journals Higher Education

$29.95

Hardcover

Published: 30 June 2015

256 Pages | Approx 20 black and white illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198724971


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Testosterone

Sex, Power, and the Will to Win

Joe Herbert

  • Describes the extraordinary insights from modern research into the workings of an ancient molecule that enabled us to survive and reproduce and shaped our history
  • Shows how testosterone forms males, changing the body, and what we know of its role in the male brain
  • Discusses the role of testosterone in sexuality, aggression, competition, and risk-taking, in war, and on the trading room floor
  • Considers efforts to manage the potency of testosterone in violent offenders and rapists
  • Looks at the exciting and growing research into the role played by testosterone in women
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