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Science  01 Nov 2019:
Vol. 366, Issue 6465, pp. 579
DOI: 10.1126/science.aaz1788

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Rebecca Jordan-Young and Katrina Karkazis style their new book, Testosterone: An Unauthorized Biography, as a daring push from outside the world of testosterone science, challenging long-held assumptions about the hormone. At the heart of the book is a hope of replacing readers' beliefs that testosterone is merely biological with a nuanced understanding of how both social interactions and internal physiology affect levels of testosterone and its effects.

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