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Women better with colors

A study examining visual processing in the brain found that men have greater sensitivity to detail and rapidly moving stimuli, while women are better at discriminating between colors. The findings, from researchers at the City University of New York, appear in the latest edition of Biology of Sex Differences. In one experiment, volunteers with normal […]

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Female brain frazzled by mild dehydration

Mild dehydration – which occurs when the body has lost just 1.5 percent of its normal water content – can cause fatigue, tension and anxiety in both genders, but the authors of two surprising new studies say the adverse changes in mood for women were particularly dramatic. The studies were conducted at the University of […]

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