Previous researches evidenced the estrogen role on neuropsychological functions. We evaluated the performance of young women in a Delayed-Matching-to-Sample working memory task for emotional facial expressions, during the menstrual cycle. Our results suggest that estrogen exerts a negative modulator effect on working memory, which is specific for selective facial expressions

Steroid Hormones and Neuropsychological Functions: Role of Estrogen in Working Memory

GASBARRI, Antonella;POMPILI, ASSUNTA;
2009

Abstract

Previous researches evidenced the estrogen role on neuropsychological functions. We evaluated the performance of young women in a Delayed-Matching-to-Sample working memory task for emotional facial expressions, during the menstrual cycle. Our results suggest that estrogen exerts a negative modulator effect on working memory, which is specific for selective facial expressions
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