jeudi 31 mai 2018

SEX HORMONES AND RELIGIOSITY: IS THERE A CONNECTION?

Older men with higher levels of sex hormones could be less religious, study suggests

Amount of testosterone and dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) in a man's body may influence how religious he is

Date:
May 30, 2018
Source:
Springer
Summary:
The level of sex hormones such as testosterone in a man's body could influence his religiosity. A new study now adds to the growing body of evidence that religiosity is not only influenced by upbringing or psychological makeup, but physiological factors could also play a role.

The level of sex hormones such as testosterone in a man's body could influence his religiosity. A new study by Aniruddha Das of McGill University in Canada in Springer's journal Adaptive Human Behavior and Physiology now adds to the growing body of evidence that religiosity is not only influenced by upbringing or psychological makeup, but physiological factors could also play a role.