1. Androgens are hormones that contribute to growth and reproduction in both men and women 2. produced by the testes, adrenal cortex, and ovaries.
Oestrogen for ovulation progesterone for maintain the wall of uterus
1. Prostate gland growth and function……..Sperm production. 2. Males typically have more skeletal muscle mass than females and Inhibition of fat deposition in male.
Androgen levels have been implicated in the regulation of human aggression. 2. girls who experiencedabnormally high levels of androgen while in the womb, prefer to play with toys.
English presentation - hormone & behavior
Three main points
0 (a) The hormone that influence
0 (b) The function of the hormone.
0 (c) How the hormone affect
1.The hormone that influence
0 Also called androgenic hormone or testoid
0 Androgens are the group of sex hormones that give
men their ‘male’ characteristics.
0 The major androgen is testosterone.
Oestrogen and Progesterone
0 Oestrogen and progesterone are hormones produced
in a women's ovaries before menopause.
0 They both play a critical role in the menstrual cycle
2.The function of the hormone.
Function of androgen.
• They are crucial to male
sexual and reproductive
• Androgens promote the
enlargement of skeletal
Function of oestrogen &
• Oestrogen helps maintain bone
strength and might prevent heart
disease and also protect memory
• Progesterone plays an important
role in maintaining a pregnancy.
0 The level of exposure to the
hormone androgen during
gestation make boy to more
interest in male-typical
0 Circulating levels of
androgens can influence
human behaviour because
some neurons are sensitive
to steroid hormones.
0 Hormone progesterone and oestrogen play important role in
0 Oestrogen can make female more attractive to male by increasing
the production of stimuli.
0 The temporary rise in progesterone will stimulate sexually
receptivity while the prolonged secretion of progesterone will
inhibit sexual receptivity.
You have listened to three main points
(a) The hormone that influence human behaviour.
(b) The function of hormone.
(c) How hormone affect human behaviour.
• There is no strong evidence that may be
associated with the given points but it all
suggests that sometimes, our bodies know what
the best for us.