Dr Carole Hooven

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Carole Hooven is part of Harvard University's Department of Human Evolutionary Biology and the bestselling author of Testosterone: The Story of the Hormone that Dominates and Divides Us.

Dr Carole Hooven

About Carole Hooven

Carole Hooven co-directs the undergraduate program in the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University. She has received numerous teaching awards, and her Hormones and Behavior class was named one of the Harvard Crimson's "top ten tried and true".

Carole became interested in testosterone when she spent 8 months in Uganda studying chimpanzees. She was impressed by the differences in the behaviour of the males and females, and how it paralleled sex differences in human behaviour in many important ways. She loves watching birds, running and biking, Belgian beer, salty snacks and freedom of speech.

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