Neural and Hormonal factors in Aggression (AQA) A2 AO1

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1. In relation to the question where you had to guess who did the study on testosterone, what were the findings in this study?

  • Both violent and non-violent criminals had higher levels of testosterone in their blood stream
  • Violent criminals had lower levels of salivary testosterone than non-violent criminals
  • Violent criminals had higher levels of salivary testosterone than non violent criminals
  • Both violent and non-violent criminals had the same levels of salivary testosterone
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2. Is Testosterone said to have an influence on aggression?

  • Sometimes
  • Yes
  • Maybe
  • No

3. In what way does Cortisol influence aggression?

  • It influences aggression related hormones
  • It sucks your blood which makes you angry, producing more testosterone and provoking aggression (I ran out of ideas, okay? :/ )
  • It doesn't
  • It directly influences aggression levels

4. 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

5. Whom of the following carried out a study on Testosterone in aggression?

  • Dabbs et al (1987)
  • Freud (1956)
  • Archer (1991)
  • Bandura (1960)

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