Mar 31, 2022 • 1HR 11M

0 The Winner Effect: Testosterone and the Origins of Male Competition

 
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How Men Came to Be. (The natural and cultural forces that have shaped masculinity.) Following a timeline from pre-humans, to Stone Age, to beyond.
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This episode covers the roots of male competition from single-celled asexual species all the way up to modern day stock brokers.

It’s more biology than history, but we have to start with objective science if we are to make sane assessments of human culture later on.

This episode covers:

* How ‘maleness’ originated

* Why mammals sway their gender ratios based on status

* The genetic similarities of stock brokers and serial killers

* The internal hormonal symphony that occurs when males fight

* and more!

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