Surprising discovery about your memory

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Surprising discovery about your memory

brainAccording to a just-published study in the journal Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, during your Week 3 and Week 4 (the second half of your cycle) when you read a shocking news article, hear juicy gossip, participate in a surprise party or have another emotionally-charged experience, you’re more likely to remember the small details of it later on, such as what a person wore or said. One theory from the researchers about why this occurs is that during this phase, progesterone makes your brain better at forming stronger memories of emotion-based events, enabling you to remember more of the particulars.

By | 2018-04-05T17:37:56+00:00 August 5th, 2013|hormonology tip, Week 3, Week 4|0 Comments

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Gabrielle Lichterman is the founder of Hormonology, author of 28 Days: What Your Cycle Reveals about Your Love Life, Moods and Potential and creator of the popular Hormone Horoscope apps and Female Forecaster app. She teaches how hormones impact a woman's moods, health and behavior in talks and workshops.

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