Role of hormone 'Testosterone'
- Observations of behaviour across species reveals that aggression occurs in males than females
- 80% of assaults (inc. homicides) commited by men.
- Researches consider role of hormonal mechanisms and androgens(male sex hormones)
- Androgen which has been consistently linked with aggression is testosterone produced by Leydig cells in male testes and small amounts from adrenal cortex in female ovaries.
- Daily production of testosterone is 20 times greater in…