September 10, 2011

Birth Control Pill May Alter Memory

Robert Gonzalez, io9


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We're all familiar with the power that hormones have over behavior and mood, but did you know that sex and stress hormones can affect how we recall past events? Now, a recently published study has shed light on the memory-altering effects of one of the most widely used hormone-regulating drugs in the world: birth control.

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TAGGED: Neuroscience, Memory, Hormones, Birth Control

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