Brain activation during episodic memory retrieval: sex differences.

  title={Brain activation during episodic memory retrieval: sex differences.},
  author={Lars Nyberg and Reza Habib and Agneta Herlitz},
  journal={Acta psychologica},
  volume={105 2-3},
Behavioral studies have shown a tendency for women to outperform men on episodic memory tasks. Here, data from a series of positron emission tomography (PET) studies were analyzed to examine sex differences in brain activity associated with episodic memory retrieval (yes/no recognition). A total of 17 women and 17 men were included in the analyses. The strongest effect of the design was a retrieval-related increase in activity, involving right prefrontal and anterior cingulate regions, that was… CONTINUE READING

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