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Testosterone: An Unauthorized Biography

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Testosterone is not what you think it is, and it is decidedly not a "male sex hormone." Here is the authoritative life story of a maligned and misunderstood molecule.

Testosterone is a familiar villain and attractive bad boy that supplies a ready explanation for innumerable social phenomena, from the stock market crash and the overrepresentation of men in prisons to men's d
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Hardcover, 256 pages
Published October 15th 2019 by Harvard University Press
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Lisa Michele
Oct 23, 2019 rated it did not like it
Wow. Can't believe Harvard UP would publish this anti-science nonsense.

The book picks apart well-regarded studies on testosterone in relation to power and dominance, violence, nurturing and athletic performance in a way that reminded me of the way that anti-vaxxers or flat-earthers dismiss overwhelming and clear evidence and scientific research. The authors go beyond healthy skepticism and into outlandish claims, dismissing basic links between testosterone and masculinity, for instance. They us
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