Lecture12 - Studies No Correlation – Some studies on men have shown this kind of relationship High Testosterone levels have been correlated with

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Aggression Most psychologists define  aggression as behavior with  intent to harm or injure.
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  “Fairly well-established gender  difference” - For both physical and verbal aggressio - Across cultures - Appeared between 2 and 3 yrs old and        continued through college - After that little information available
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Janet Hyde – 5% of differences can  be attributed to gender Age 6 – 7% of variance College Age – 1% of variance
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Sex Differences in US Crime  Statistics
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Aggression in Pre-School  Children
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Biological Explanations Testosterone levels Pre-natal hormones Serotonin
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Mice data
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More Rat data
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Bird data
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Human data – Correlation 
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Unformatted text preview: Studies No Correlation – Some studies on men have shown this kind of relationship High Testosterone levels have been correlated with:- History of arrests 2 studies- History of violent crimes 1 study - Less likely to marry, more to divorce, troubled relations 1 study- Aggressive disposition 2 studies- variety of anti-social behavior AWOL, alcohol & drug abuse 1 study Correlation studies in Men CAH Girls Activity Level Serotonin Levels in Violent Suicides Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Stereotypes Play Acceptable Male behavior Big Boys Toys Movies Video Games Sports Images International Problem Solving...
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2011 for the course BIO 388n taught by Professor Shank during the Spring '11 term at California State University Los Angeles .

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Lecture12 - Studies No Correlation – Some studies on men have shown this kind of relationship High Testosterone levels have been correlated with

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