Hormones

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mking_nu
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Hormones
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2011-04-18 20:30:50
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Psychology Chapter 3
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  1. the communication system that releases hormones to affect thoughts and behavior and actions
    endocrine system
  2. chemical substances released into the bloodstream by endocrine glands and travel through the bloodstream to targeted tissues which are influenced by hormones
    hormones
  3. masculanize the brain
    prenatal androgens
  4. a type of androgen

    associated with dominance in adults
    testosterone
  5. the love hormone- universal mammal bonding with mother (immediate)

    more important in first mothers

    promotes BONDING and TRUST
    Oxytocin
  6. stress hormone--> released by adrenal glands

    highest levels in the AM
    Cortisol

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