Now we can add The Pill’s effects on the memory to wage gap considerations

September 13, 2011 long as we remember what we are supposed to do.

Research findings reported at Netdoctor further help to explain the gender wage gap.

The study shows that women who take The Pill may experience changes to their memory and to the ways that they remember.

According to researchers at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), hormonal contraception may improve women’s ability to remember the gist of emotional events, but could also hinder their ability to retain details.

The study looked at a group of women, some of whom were on the Pill while others were not.

Alf won’t go into the nature of the tests – you can check that out at Netdoc.

But they showed the use of hormonal contraception alters memory.

It’s a change in the type of information the women remember, not a deficit.

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