The Effect of Heredity and Hormones on Human Behavior

Heredity and hormones are interrelated when it comes to human behavior. When it comes to heredity, one must consider genetics, behavior genetics, and evolutionary psychology together. They come together to make a complete picture of the effects of heredity on human behavior. This picture is what leads to the development of the nervous system and […]

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Endocrine System

The nervous system sends electrical messages to control and coordinate the body. The endocrine system has a similar job, but uses chemicals to “communicate”. These chemicals are known as hormones. A hormone is a specific messenger molecule synthesized and secreted by a group of specialized cells called an endocrine gland. These glands are ductless, which […]

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Phytoestrogens are a group of chemicals found in plants that act like the hormone estrogen. Estrogen is a hormone that is necessary for childbearing and is involved with bone and heart health in women (“Phytoestrogens and breast,” 2001). However, higher exposure to estrogens over a lifetime is linked with increased breast cancer risk. With breast […]

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