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Some women have levels of testosterone (male hormone) which is higher than other women in general. But is there any relation between the hormone testosterone with the career choices she made?

In Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, as much as 36 percent of MBA women who choose careers in high-risk areas such as finance or sales of investment banks.

Paola Sapienza, a professor from the Kellogg School of Management at North-Western University tried to measure the level of testosterone in the saliva of 500 women MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
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After investigation, it turns out the level of testosterone a person has to do with the tendency of taking a greater risk in women. Women with high hormone levels rather greater risks, as well as in men.

The researchers also found a relationship between testosterone and career choices of women who were still in college and toward a Master's degree (MBA). Those who prefer high bertestosteron type of high-risk career in financial trouble.

"This is the first study that shows that gender differences in financial matters based on biological factors, and differences in testosterone levels in each individual can affect the economic aspects and career person," said Dario Maestripieri, a professor from the University of Chicago, as quoted from Health24 , Wednesday (26/8/2009).

Hormones are one of the biological factors that distinguish men and women, including the hormone testosterone, the hormone regulate secondary male characteristics.

Women also have the hormone testosterone actually, but the level will be higher in men than women. In women, the more dominant hormone is estrogen.

For the women excess testosterone, a male character and behavior will appear to him, one of which will challenge the nature of love and danger. Examples of professional pilots or police may also result because the hormone testosterone levels high.