Testosterone http://wunc.org en Testosterone Affects Economic Decisions http://wunc.org/post/testosterone-affects-economic-decisions <p>Researchers at Duke University say testosterone affects people’s willingness to take economic risks. Associate professor of psychology and neuroscience Scott Huettel says men and women with high or low levels of testosterone are more likely to take risks in economic situations:</p><p style="margin-left: 40px;">"Testosterone is important, but it’s equally important for men and women it turns out. Your level of testosterone matters quite a lot to how risk-seeking you are, but it matters in much the same for women as it does for men."</p> Wed, 23 Mar 2011 09:00:00 +0000 WUNC News 9271 at http://wunc.org