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2. What effect does testosterone have on aggression?

  • It activates areas of the brain dealing with aggression increasing levels of aggression
  • High levels of cortisol inhibits testosterone leading to low levels of testosterone which reduces aggression
  • Inhibits aggressive responses to emotional stimuli
  • Stimulates aggressive responses to emotional stimuli

3. How does serotonin affect aggression?

  • Stimulates aggressive responses to emotional stimuli
  • High levels of cortisol inhibits testosterone leading to low levels of testosterone which reduces aggression
  • Inhibits aggressive responses to emotional stimuli
  • It activates areas of the brain dealing with aggression increasing levels of aggression

4. Alternative theory

  • Griffiths' biopsychosocial theory
  • Diathesis-Stress

5. What did Archer et al. find?

  • Low levels of cortisol in habitual violent offenders
  • The link between aggression and testosterone is higher in females than males
  • Castration(reducing testosterone levels) of schizophrenics (High dopamine levels) had no effect on aggressive tendencies

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