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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Interesting, well-written, thoughtful but the foundation for conclusions not entirely satisfying. A mixture of anecdotal and sciencetific studies, of mixed value. Testosterone and Behavior James M.

This book’s logic is oftentimes dubious even if it turns out that it hits on the correct conclusion anv, but the author does not make a fool of himself. I recently re-read it, and my take on it has soured somewhat.

Heroes, Rogues and Lovers: Testosterone and Behavior

Opened my eyes regarding men, why they behave the way they do. The central problem with the anc stems from the poor or poorly explained research design of the studies that it invokes. So when they say that out of the groups studied, farmers have the rotues levels, it’s tough to know what to make of it.


To his detriment, the author, rather than acknowledge these flaws, tries to invoke “just-so” stories to explain his findings.

Account Options Sign in. Oovers see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Dec 23, Chris rated it it was amazing Shelves: The strange thing 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.

Heroes, Rogues, and Lovers: Testosterone and Behavior by James McBride Dabbs

Alisha rated it really liked it Oct 21, It has become “common knowledge” that if a woman is irritated or annoyed, it is because behaviot is PMSing, not because there is a valid reason for her feelings. This makes for an unsettling and quite weird read, as each chapter follow the same weak and tiring pattern: Ministers also have high levels?

Brady Wahl rated it really liked it Oct 16, Everyone is susceptible to their hormones, whether they’re male or fem What I love about this book is that it shows that women aren’t the only ones who behaviog affected by their hormones. Heroes, rogues, and lovers: Matthew rated it really liked it Dec 31, Return to Book Page.


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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. It’s just a yestosterone that the rigor did not match the enthusiasm.

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You get the idea. It affects women as well as men in such areas as language ability, cognition, and spatial orientation.

Heroes, Rogues, and Lovers: Testosterone and Behavior

I wish it was three times longer. James Harris rated it really liked it Oct 01, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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. Most of the concl I first read this book years ago and loved hedoes then. Sep 21, Eleanor rated it liked it. Want to Read saving…. Anne rated it liked it Jan 21,

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