Dopamine vs Testosterone - What's the difference?

dopamine | testosterone |


As nouns the difference between dopamine and testosterone

is that dopamine is (label) a neurotransmitter associated with movement, attention, learning, and the brain’s pleasure and reward system while testosterone is (steroid hormone) steroid hormone produced primarily in the testes of the male; it is responsible for the development of secondary sex characteristics in the male.

dopamine

Noun

  • (label) A neurotransmitter associated with movement, attention, learning, and the brain’s pleasure and reward system.
  • Abbreviations

    * DA

    Hypernyms

    * catecholamine * phenethylamine

    See also

    * norepinephrine English words suffixed with -amine ----

    testosterone

    Noun

    (-)
  • (steroid hormone) Steroid hormone produced primarily in the testes of the male; it is responsible for the development of secondary sex characteristics in the male.
  • (figuratively) Manly behavior, often of an aggressive or foolishly reckless nature.
  • Mother encouraged James to rely more on intelligence and less on testosterone to deal with the neighbor's son.