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Women’s Reproductive Experiences (REP) and Hormones: Patterns of Affective, Sexual, and Physical Well-being
Paradoxical menstrual cycle patterns in women’s well-being (e.g., premenstrual syndrome [PMS] and negative experiences in the periovulatory phase) and sexual behavior (e.g., the periovulatory sociosexual tactic shift [PSTS]) ...
Visuo-perceptual task performance across the menstrual cycle in women with and without premenstrual symptoms: potential influences of estradiol and estradiol sensitivity on retinogeniculostriate, extrastriate, and elementary retinal-based smooth pursuit pathways
The present study examined whether women with premenstrual symptoms (PMS) exhibit a different pattern of performance on psychophysical tasks across the menstrual cycle in comparison to control women. Research has shown ...
Anxiety symptoms and precautionary behaviour across the menstrual cycle: the role of hormones
The present study examined the influence of hormones on obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) symptoms and related phenomena across the menstrual cycle. After exclusions, 223 participants (51 free-cycling women, 100 hormonal ...
Variability in women's perception of potential female rivals: effects of fertility, mating orientation, and revealing dress biases
Two studies were conducted to better understand individual difference factors that influence women’s mating-relevant perceptions of other women. In Study 1, biases about revealing dress were examined and the extent to which ...
Oral contraceptives and emotional memory
Previous research has suggested that oral contraceptive (OC) use is associated with altered memory for an emotional story. The current study further examined the extent to which OCs influence emotional memory by examining ...