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Unformatted text preview: o Female- xx o Male= xy There is a wide variation of chromosome variation Having xx chromosomes does not necessarily make on female Hormones chemicals produced by the endocrine system that circulate through the body o progesterone, estrogen, testosterone Both sexes have all hormones, just at different levels Prior to puberty, boys and girls have the same level of sex hormones Hormones and aggression on average, males are more aggressive than females females are no less aggressive than males when provoked or such behavior is considered acceptable Testosterone doesnt cause aggression, it exaggerates the aggression thats already there...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course SOC 446 taught by Professor Christinawhelan during the Fall '10 term at Pittsburgh.
- Fall '10