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Testosterone Has A Complex Relationship With Moral Reasoning

Although some studies have linked high levels of testosterone to immoral behavior, a new study finds testosterone supplements actually made people more sensitive to moral norms, suggesting that testosterone’s influence on behavior is more complicated than previously thought. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin took a deeper look at the hormonal underpinnings of […]

Scientists Unpack Testosterone’s Role In Schizophrenia

Testosterone may trigger a brain chemical process linked to schizophrenia but the same sex hormone can also improve cognitive thinking skills in men with the disorder, two new studies show. Scientists have long suspected testosterone plays an important role in schizophrenia, which affects more men than women. Men are also more likely to develop psychosis […]

Emotionally Supportive Relationships Linked To Lower Testosterone

Science and folklore alike have long suggested that high levels of testosterone can facilitate the sorts of attitudes and behavior that make for less than ideal male parents. It has long been known that among humans, and some other species as well, males who cooperate amicably with their female mates in raising and nurturing offspring […]