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Biology of Aggression$
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Randy J. Nelson

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780195168761

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168761.001.0001

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Androgens and Aggression

Androgens and Aggression

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Biology of Aggression

Neal G. Simon

Shi-Fang Lu

Oxford University Press

This chapter utilizes conspecific, offensive aggression in males and females as model systems to exemplify androgenic influences on aggressive behavior. This form of aggression is a productive behavior exhibited between same-sex conspecifics; its effects are reflected in dominance status and access to resources.

Keywords:   aggressive behavior, hormones, males, females, steroids, androgen, testosterone, estrogen

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