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Is Estrogen the New Ritalin?: Scientific American

April 16

Big test coming up? Having trouble concentrating? Try a little estrogen.

Neuroscientists at the University of California, Berkeley, report in a recent study that hormone fluctuations during a woman’s menstrual cycle may affect the brain as much as do substances such as caffeine, methamphetamines or the popular attention drug Ritalin.

via Is Estrogen the New Ritalin?: Scientific American.

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