Criminology | Section 4.2

Fundamentals of Criminology by Adam J. McKee

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Hormones and Criminal Tendencies

Testosterone and Aggression

Several researchers have pointed to a connection between testosterone—the male hormone—and aggressive behavior.  There are significant correlations in the literature, but for the most part, they are weak.  No one has yet developed a general theory of crime based on testosterone.

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