***Hormones and intelligence***

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***Hormones and intelligence***

Post by ragav.payne » Sun Nov 04, 2007 2:06 pm

Hello,

I'd like to know if there is any conclusion on the relationship between intelligence and hormones.

Can hormones affect how deep a person can think?

I understand that the endocrine system is very delicate and intricate. So, can any change in its nature change the way a person thinks?

I'd also like to recieve links to interesting studies on this subject.


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Post by mith » Sun Nov 04, 2007 3:35 pm

You should specify more quantifiable means of measuring them.
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Post by Darby » Wed Nov 07, 2007 2:42 pm

Hormones certainly can affect how well a person can concentrate, and probably how long they can constantly address a particular problem before taking a mental "break." That should affect a lot of tests that supposedly measure intelligence.

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