Cognitive Function and Menstruation, It’s a Mythical Link

Menstruating women experience no changes in cognition, according to a new study from Swiss and German researchers.

It’s a pervasive stereotype: cognitive performance is different when women are on their periods. It’s an idea that has implications for women’s professional lives, extending even to the last presidential election. However, there isn’t reliable scientific research backing this ill-informed belief up, and what little exists is underwhelming and inconsistent. To explore this not

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