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Testosterone, Autism/Asperger's and Sexual Identity

Discussion in 'Psychology' started by Ruryse, Feb 12, 2018.

  1. Ruryse

    Ruryse Active Member

    Below is great blog post written by Evolutionistx on how (high-functioning) autistic people of both sexes have a higher chance to identify with the opposite gender.

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    It seems like more free testosterone in the blood is correlated strongly with autism/Asperger's and the related cognitive inflexibility (rigid thinking, not able to switch strategies during problem solving). Having more estrogen helps reducing these effects, and introduces more flexibility to problem solving. Read it here.
     

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