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Two studies of college students investigated the conditions under which women perform better than men on an empathic accuracy task (inferring the thoughts and feelings of a target person). The first study demonstrated that women's advantage held only when women were given a task assessing their feelings of sympathy toward the target prior to performing the(More)
Despite evidence of an abundance of sympathetic and parasympathetic nerve fibers innervations of the α-adrenergic receptors in animals, the contribution of the sympathetic nervous system in the regulation of the cerebral vasculature in humans remains controversial. Previous investigators state that catecholamines do not penetrate the blood brain barrier(More)
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