Monday, January 23, 2012

Male Sex Hormones Involved Participate Create a War

War and unrest among football fans more involved males. No wonder, because according to the study of male sex hormones play a role in aggressive behavior underlying each share of violence. Although not mentioned the type of hormones in question, but the differences in hormonal composition makes men more naturally programmed for violence. The tendency to attack will be greater when a man is in a group. The level of machismo instinct, evolutionary theory linking this trend to the need to obtain a partner in order to meet the needs of reproduction. But on a higher level, this trend applies also to defend territory or territories. The study, published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B mentions, this aggressive behavior tends to make men more fierce when facing other people outside the group. Women also have an aggressive attitude, but it tends to be more individualized. The researchers reveal, this kind of behavior is also observed in males. Both men and males alike have a stronger attachment to the identity of the group, so it becomes more aggressive when together face threats from outside the group. One of the hormones that are classified as male sex hormone is testosterone, whose function, among others, led to a secondary sexual signs in puberty. These hormones trigger the growth of fine hairs in pubic, as well as voice changes in boys become more severe. Although referred to as the male sex hormone, this hormone is actually produced by women. However, female testosterone levels produced less and less dominant than the female sex hormones such as progesterone and estrogen.


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