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Estrogen recepter talk

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Jan. 27th, 2003 | 05:06 pm

I sat in on a talk on how estrogen influences dendrites today.

Aparently there's an increase in neuron connections that follows a females estrus cycle. (Aparently shown in both rodents & humans).

Unfortunatly for me, this affect of estrogen on increased neuronal connectivity didn't seem to happen to castrated male rodents.

I wonder if I should've asked the scientist what they hypothesized would happen with humans? And perhaps to also point out there's a population of humans experimenting on themselves in a way quite similar to their research.

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