Martie Haselton: ‘Hormones don’t make us crazy or irrational’

Martie Haselton: ‘Hormones don’t make us crazy or irrational’

Your book is all about reproductive hormones, and their impact on our behaviour. It only focuses on female hormones. Why not look at men’s too?
Two reasons. One is that the focus of research in my lab is to look at women’s hormones. The other is that I think there are problems with how people have viewed hormones and women, and I really want to debunk those myths, then pursue some of the implications for further exploring links between women’s hormones and their behaviour. I think they are really important for women’s wellbeing.
You say that some people, including women, have pushed back... read more

11 March 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 46
Source: Guardian

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