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English presentation - hormone & behavior


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English presentation - hormone & behavior

  1. 1. Three main points 0 (a) The hormone that influence human behaviour. 0 (b) The function of the hormone. 0 (c) How the hormone affect human behaviour.
  2. 2. 1.The hormone that influence human behaviour. Androgen 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.
  3. 3. 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 and pregnancy.
  4. 4. 2.The function of the hormone. Function of androgen. • They are crucial to male sexual and reproductive function. • Androgens promote the enlargement of skeletal muscle cells
  5. 5. Function of oestrogen & progesterone. • Oestrogen helps maintain bone strength and might prevent heart disease and also protect memory before menopause. • Progesterone plays an important role in maintaining a pregnancy.
  6. 6. 0 The level of exposure to the hormone androgen during gestation make boy to more interest in male-typical toys. 0 Circulating levels of androgens can influence human behaviour because some neurons are sensitive to steroid hormones.
  7. 7. 0 Hormone progesterone and oestrogen play important role in female behaviour. 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.
  8. 8. CONCLUSION 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.