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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Jun 26, 2018, 09:46 AM

1. Interesting, although there is more to nature than brain structure.

The influence of hormones on gender-related behavior is pretty powerful.

For example, oxytocin (breastfeeding, labor, etc) triggers nurturing emotions that are more prevalent among women (in general).

Testosterone is associated with dominance-seeking, assertive and non-nurturing behaviors, which are more common among men than women. Interestingly, men's testosterone levels drop significantly in the 3 weeks following the birth of their child, which is probably nature's way of assuring men help out with their infants.

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