Single Administration of Testosterone Impairs Cognitive Reflection in Men

The sex steroid hormone testosterone have been linked to aggression and poor impulse control in animals and humans. In a placebo-controlled experiment conducted in 243 men, we found that T biases decision-making towards rapid intuitive judgments as opposed to deliberate analytical judgments, as assessed by the Cognitive Reflection Test.


Gideon Nave, David Zavs, Colin Camerer, and Amos Nadler (2017) ,"Single Administration of Testosterone Impairs Cognitive Reflection in Men", in LA - Latin American Advances in Consumer Research Volume 4, eds. Enrique P. Becerra, Ravindra Chitturi, and Maria Cecilia Henriquez Daza and Juan Carlos Londoño Roldan, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 17-20.


Gideon Nave, University of Pennsylvania, USA
David Zavs, ZRT Laboratories, USA
Colin Camerer, Caltech, USA
Amos Nadler, University of Western Ontario, Canada


LA - Latin American Advances in Consumer Research Volume 4 | 2017

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