Hormonal Mechanisms in Aggression Essay Plan

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  • Testosterone
  • Androgen Hormone: Produce male characteristics.
  • Testosterone effects brain areas involved in controlling aggression making it more likely behaviour will be displayed. 


  • Olweus et al: Compared samples of delinquent boys and non delinquent male students. 
  • He found higher levels of testosterone in delinquent sample. 
  • Delinquents with a history of violent offences also had highler levels than those without. 


  • Inconsistent Evidence on Testosterone-Aggression


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