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    January 23, 2009

    Testosterone Research and My Latest Washington Post Book Review


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    images.jpgIn this Sunday’s Washington Post, I reviewed Hannah Holmes’s book The Well-Dressed Ape.  Overall it was a pretty positive review, but I criticized her for the way she linked testosterone (via left-handedness and ring-finger length) with various traits, including violence, autism, homosexuality, etc (see review for details).  So I was very interested to see this great post on Neuroskeptic today about the problems with coverage of testosterone (pictured left) and autism.  Check it out. 

    2 Responses to “Testosterone Research and My Latest Washington Post Book Review”

    1. Neuroskeptic says:

      It could be either – at the moment there’s no way of knowing.

    2. Alan Kellogg says:

      As I understand it; autism is not caused by high testosterone, high testosterone is caused by autism.

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