Hormonal Influences on Human Behavior



Human behavior is influenced by many factors; among these are hormones or other chemicals produced by various tissues or glands throughout the body. This paper reviews the current status of research relating hormones to human behavior. To provide background for this discussion, a brief history of this field and a primer in behavioral endocrinology are provided.


Sexual Behavior Menstrual Cycle Human Behavior York Academy Maternal Behavior 
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  1. 1.Department of ZoologyUniversity of MarylandCollege Park

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