Ovulating women are more economically rational than men.

A common (sexist) stereotype proposes that women behave irrationally in certain phases of their menstrual cycle (e.g., hysteria). And in fact, many studies have now shown that women do behave differently when they are ovulating—from wearing red to being more likely to vote for Obama. Here, the researchers tested a) whether women are overall more or less economically rational than men (measured by the consistency of their choices and by performance on simulated gambling tasks), and b) whether

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