Striatal dopamine transporters and cognitive functioning in healthy men and women.

@article{Mozley2001StriatalDT,
  title={Striatal dopamine transporters and cognitive functioning in healthy men and women.},
  author={Lyn Harper Mozley and Ruben C. Gur and P. David Mozley and Raquel E. Gur},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2001},
  volume={158 9},
  pages={1492-9}
}
OBJECTIVE There is growing interest in distinguishing the biological bases of sex differences in behavior from environmental influences. Sex hormone levels seem to be related to some cognitive abilities, particularly memory, and the dopaminergic system participates in the mediation of memory. The dopamine transporter is the primary indicator of dopaminergic tone. This study investigated the relationship between cognition and dopamine transporter availability in healthy men and women. METHOD… CONTINUE READING

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