Evaluating the role of testosterone on aggression

A short challenging quiz that will help you to learn the evaluation points or the role of testosterone on aggression.

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1. Which of the following is a strength of the role of testosterone on aggression?

  • Human studies show a relationship between testosterone and aggression in correlation studies.
  • Animal studies that involve the damage of or the removal of the amygdala offer evidence with its link with aggression.
  • Many tragedies such as school shootings have been linked to Violent Tv and Video games.
  • Banduras study supports SLT as he found that children do copy aggressive behaviour.
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2. Which of the following is a weakness of the role of testosterone on aggression?

  • Animals and humans are different in many ways so the results or animal studies cannot be applicable to humans.
  • This explanation completely ignores the huge impact that upbringing and social circumstances have on our behaviour.
  • Case studies are not reliable as the reason for an individuals aggression may be unique to that individual.
  • Not all children who watch violent TV or Video games are aggressive.

3. Which of the following is a strength of the role of testosterone on aggression?

  • Animal studies show a clear cause and effect relationship between testosterone and aggression.
  • Banduras study supports SLT as he found that children do copy aggressive behaviour.

4. Which of the following is a weakness of the role of testosterone on aggression?

  • Animal studies cannot apply to humans and correlation studies only look for a relationship and do not give direct evidence.
  • Watching TV and Video games can actually lower aggression as it acts as a release for our natural aggression.

5. 'Animal studies cannot apply to humans and correlation studies only show a realtionship, they do not give direct evidence' is a weakness of the role of testosterone on aggression.

  • True
  • False

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