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Heroes, Rogues, and Lovers has 56 ratings and 11 reviews. Aurélien said: ‘There is agreement that testosterone increases muscle strength and sexual activ. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Heroes, rogues, and lovers: Testosterone and behavior. | In this book, the author provides an overview of the state of. Heroes, Rogues and Lovers -. Testosterone and Behavior. By. James McBride Dabbs with Mary. Godwin Dabbs. McGraw-Hill. (2 Penn Plaza, NY ).

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Anne rated testoosterone liked it Jan 21, Read, highlight, and take notes, across roges, tablet, and phone. Return to Book Page. So not only are the cross-comparisons between groups scientifically suspect, but the measures of a given group are suspect as well.

It has become “common knowledge” that if a woman is irritated or annoyed, it is because she is PMSing, not because there is a valid reason for her feelings. So when they say that out of the groups studied, farmers have the lowest levels, it’s tough to know what to make of it.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This makes for an unsettling and quite weird read, as each chapter follow the same weak and tiring pattern: McGraw-Hill- Medical – pages.

Interesting, well-written, thoughtful but the foundation for conclusions not entirely satisfying. The truth is both remarkably more complex and more interesting scientifically.

Refresh and try again. The strange thing is, despite the authors hsroes perfectly aware that ‘There is agreement testosterlne testosterone increases muscle strength and sexual activity.

Heroes, Rogues and Lovers: Testosterone and Behavior

Ryan L Johnson rated it it was amazing Jul 19, Thanks for telling us about the problem. To take one example: Marc rated it really liked it Jul 21, How serious is that!? The strange tesgosterone is, despite the authors being perfectly aware that behaviour is not only a matter of biology but also depends on social and cultural factors, they tend to over-focus on the biological side of the balance.


John Hill rated it really liked it Aug 28, I first read this book years ago and loved it then. Dabbs is a frequent collaborator with her husband, Jim. Yet this is still a fun book to read, and some of the evidence is indeed compelling. To his detriment, the author, rather than acknowledge these flaws, tries to invoke “just-so” stories to explain his findings.

I wish it was three times longer. Everyone is susceptible to their hormones, whether they’re male or fem What Etstosterone love about this book is that it shows that women aren’t the only ones who are affected by their hormones. Testosterone Mind and Behavior.

From prehistory to the present, testosterone has played a significant role in the development of human society andd well as in romantic, marital and parental relationships. Everyone is susceptible to their hormones, whether they’re male or female, it doesn’t matter.

Other findings are more tentative, such as those dealing with thought, occupations, sex differences, and the nature of heroism and altruism. Stephen rated it really liked it Aug 28, Poppy M rated it it was amazing Dec 13, This book’s logic is oftentimes dubious even if it turns out that it hits on the correct conclusionbut the author does not make a fool of himself.

Read this book a few years back, after finding it cheap testoserone a used book store, and it explained pretty much everything. Since the early s, when studies of testosterone first gained wide public attention, this principal male sex hormone neroes taken the rap for a range of behwvior or behaviors, including low intelligence, rape and “road rage”.


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Kevin Maness rated it really liked it Oct 22, Be the first to ask a question about Heroes, Rogues, and Lovers. If you’re a student of human behavior and who isn’t? It affects both men and women. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. But the authors argue that the picture is more complex: At certain points the author gets far too breathless and fails to take a skeptical look at his inferences.

Most of the concl I first read this book years ago and loved it then. Testosterone and Behavior James M. For the rest of my review, click here: The thesis of the book – that testosterone levels influence behavior on animals, including human animals of both sexes – is one for which I feel much sympathy. Bernadette Balla rated it it was amazing Jan 01, This is a semi-scientific, semi-correlation write-up about the hormone known as testosterone. People in X profession have higher testosterone levels than those in Y profession!

Want to Read saving…. Matthew rated it really liked it Dec 31, Farmers have lower testosterone levels?

Contents The Animal Within. DW rated it liked it Jan 24, There is little doubt that it is related to such things as delinquency and marital instability.