1. Is Testosterone said to have an influence on aggression?
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2. What does Tennes and Kreye's study suggest?
- Aggression is caused by both Cortisol and Testosterone equally
- Cortisol is the most important factor in determining the reason for aggression
- That high testosterone is the most important factor in aggression but that low cortisol levels also increase the likelihood of aggression
- That violent schoolchildren are a problem in today's society
3. Tennes and Kreye (1985) conducted a study in to cortisol in aggression, what were their findings?
- Low levels of cortisol in violent schoolchildren
- Medium levels of cortisol in violent children
- High levels of cortisol in violent schoolchildren
- Non-existent levels of cortisol in violent schoolchildren
4. Who created the Challenge hypothesis and in what year?
- Wingfield et al (1990)
- Klinesmith (2006)
- Lavine (1997)
- Virkunnen (1985)
5. What is the Challenge hypothesis?
- Getting stressed in challenging circumstances
- The idea that testosterone levels only rise above the base breeding level in response to social challenges. E.g male-male competition
- The idea that life is a challenge
- The idea that testosterone only raises when stressed