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Guns, Testosterone, and Aggression Article Review Echo Royal Psych 210 D1 The focus of this particular research paper was to prove or disprove the theory that testosterone levels would rise based on the presence of a toy gun. The independent variable consisted of a pellet gun identical to a Desert Eagle handgun for the experimental subjects and the Mouse Trap children’s game for the control subjects. The dependent variable was the amount of hot sauce each test...

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Testosterone and Steroids Era

these arguments by showing that the reason for banning steroids is not always as clear as it seems. Here is some brief background on Anabolic steroids before we start in on A-Rod . Anabolic steroids are drugs derived from the male hormone testosterone. Steroids are used by some athletes to enhance muscle mass, steroids also help to repair tissue and reduce the athletes workouts and competitions. One example of an athlete using a steroid to promote healing was baseball’s Matt Lawton, who after...

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Research: Testosterone and Steroids

the effects both negative and positive on the body and mind. I don’t have a certain age I am targeting just general use by all people. I personally feel steroids if used properly can benefit many people. Especially males over twenty five whose testosterone levels drop significantly as they get older. Steroids can be used to help maintain these levels as well as aid in keep in good shape which can be beneficial for certain jobs you may work as you get older. Most of the negativity surrounding steroid...

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Hypo-Gonadism Disorder: Case Study

the boys free testosterone after having considered this was the best option compared to testing the total testosterone. The test results came back at 25.0pg/ml reference range 0.1-3.2pg/ml flagged as high for the boy. Several months later a repeated test showed 28.0pg/ml reference range of 50-210pg/ml adult reference range flagged as high. Our paper will go into detail of how testosterone is tested, and relate it to the boy in figuring out what condition he may have. Testosterone is the main sex...

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Nature or Nurture: the Case of the Boy Who Became a Girl

is a girl. From a physical point of view he will not develop secondary characteristics. Based on how hormones work by removing his testicles they denied him of his secondary characteristics. After puberty he would not have testicles to produce testosterone which would make him deficit of his secondary characteristics. 2. If Bruce was not subjected to gender reassignment surgery and raised as a boy, he would express the gender identity of a male. This is so because during the growing or maturing...

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Discuss the Role of Neural and Hormonal Mechanisms in Humans Aggression

aggressive since there is a rewarding sensation. Hormonal mechanisms affecting human aggression include testosterone. Testosterone is an androgen thought to influence aggression from young adulthood onwards due to its action on brain areas in controlling aggression. There have been many research studies on the testosterone-aggression link, for example a study which measured salivary testosterone in criminals found that those with high levels had a history of primarily violent crime, whereas those...

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Discuss the Role of Neural and Hormonal Mechanisms in Aggression

Hormonal mechanisms such as testosterone and cortisol, are chemicals which regulate and control body functions. It is said that hormone levels affect a person’s behaviour. An example of a hormone which affects body functions is testosterone. This hormone is found in both men and women, but in larger quantities in men. Testosterone makes aggression more likely, but there is not a causal link. Nelson found a positive correlation between levels of testosterone and aggressive behaviour in male...

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Hyperandrogenism Regulation Disagreement

before the 2012 London Olympics, The International Olympic Committee (IOC) released a web post that stated “women with levels of testosterone that reach a man’s normal level will be barred from competing with other women” (Macur, 2012). Women who have a surplus of testosterone are viewed as having an unfair competitive advantage. However, a high amount of testosterone can be a biological outcome that most people do not have control over. The 2012 regulations do not make room for intersex individuals...

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Effects of Hormones in Our Food

to meet these high demands. In order to compensate for the lack of supply of food the farmers need to somehow make their animals grow faster. For the solution they introduced the use of hormones. These hormones include estradiol, progesterone, testosterone, zeranol, trenbolone acetate and melengesterol acestate. Some of these hormones are found naturally in humans and some are synthetic growth promoters. But, is it safe for these foods to be consumed by people; and do they have any effects on our...

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Klinefelter's Syndrome

Klinefelter's is low testosterone and males notice this when they experience infertility. Thom Testa from Providence, Rhode Island was experiencing some of the symptoms many males have been experiencing. He went to the local Men's Health Center, where he later found out that he had low testosterone. The doctor labeled his illness as Klinefelter's syndrome. Thom said, “My entire life I have felt like there was something different.” So he did something about it. He decided to get testosterone therapy. Testosterone...

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