Explain, using examples, the function of two hormones on human behavior

 

 

The endocrine system is a system of glands in the human body that secretes chemicals called hormones.  It is controlled by a brain structured called the hypothalamus.

 

Hormone 1: Cortisol

 

Cortisol and memory

 

 

Study to use: Newcomer et al. (1999)

 

Hormone 2: Oxytocin

 

Oxytocin and trust

 

 

 

 

 

 

Study to use: Baumgartner et al. (2008)