Cordelia Fine  

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Cordelia Fine is a Canadian-born British philosopher, psychologist and writer known for her book Delusions of Gender and Testosterone Rex.

Testosterone Rex: The Myth of Our Gendered Brains [ 1 ] ( Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds ) is a book by the psychology professor Cordelia Fine at the University of Melbourne . [ 1 ]

Content Cordelia Fine says in the book that the male sex hormone testosterone does not unequivocally affect our behavior and leads to a risky and competitive behavior. [ 1 ] She believes that the evidence is often stronger that our social environment and our behaviors affect our hormones than that our hormones affect our behaviors. [ 1 ] Fine also means that the gender a man does not say much about how it is. [ 1 ]

Reception and Prices 2017 the book was awarded the Royal Society Science Book Prize for this year's best science book. [ 2 ]

One of the critics of the book in Sweden was psychiatrist David Eberhard who said that Fine in the book attacked a straw man and that no one claimed that testosterone was the only decisive factor affecting human behavior. [ 3 ] He referred to Steven Pinker's An unwritten magazine and Judith Rich Harris The Nurture Assumption . [ 3 ]




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