Women better at remembering words and faces

Jul 6, 2019 by

Research of more than 1.2 million people found that women may have a slightly better episodic memory. These are the types of memories related to personally experienced events. Part of this appears to be become women are often better...

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Women’s brains appear three years younger than men’s

Apr 20, 2019 by

Washington University School of Medicine researchers studying brain metabolism found that women’s brain appear to be three years younger than men’s brains. This might be why women typically maintain their cognitive skills longer than men....

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Late menopause may help protect memory

Apr 22, 2018 by

Research from the University of London found that the age at which a woman starts menopause influences her memory performance later in life....

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High fitness may slash dementia risk for women

Mar 30, 2018 by

A study published in Neurology has found that women who are very physically fit may also have a greatly decreased risk of dementia....

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Pulling an all-nighter hurts women’s working memory

Mar 8, 2018 by

According to a new study, sleep deprivation seems to affect the working memory of women much more than men....

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Brain activity is higher in women

Oct 14, 2017 by

Researchers used functional neuroimaging to look at the brains of more than 26,000 adults and found that women have higher activity in several brain regions, including those associated with anxiety, mood and impulse control....

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