Psychology & Psychiatry

Testosterone increases men's preference for status goods

A research team led by Hilke Plassmann, the INSEAD Chaired Professor of Decision Neuroscience & Brain and Spine Institute (ICM—Inserm/CNRS/Sorbonne Université) shows that testosterone, the male sex hormone, increases men's ...

Health

Male birth control gel to go into trials

A team at the US National Institute of Child Health and Human Development has announced that it will be putting a contraception gel it has developed into trials starting this April. The trials will involve more than 400 couples ...

Immunology

Why do more women have asthma than men? Blame hormones

Women are twice as likely as men to have asthma, and this gender difference may be caused by the effects of sex hormones on lung cells. Researchers at Vanderbilt University and Johns Hopkins found that testosterone hindered ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Adolescent impatience increases as testosterone levels rise

In a series of studies conducted at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, researchers have examined risky and impulsive decision behavior in adolescence. A study recently published in the journal Psychoneuroendocrinology ...

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