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Ovulation gives women's brains a boost

Ovulation gives women's brains a boost

作者:门跏赌  时间:2019-03-01 04:01:01  人气:

THE size of a woman’s brain changes throughout her menstrual cycle, with some areas growing by as much as 2 per cent in the run-up to ovulation, when women are at their most fertile. So say Belinda Pletzer and colleagues at the University of Salzburg, Austria, who took MRI scans of the brains of women during their monthly cycles. In women not taking the pill, the team found an increase in the volume of grey matter in the right parahippocampal and fusiform gyri, areas of the brain involved in spatial location and facial recognition (Brain Research, DOI: