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7/18/19 - BOSTON, MA. - Rebecca Shansky, assistant professor of psychology, conducts research in Nightingale Hall on July 18, 2019. Shansky is studying how fluctuating ovarian hormones affect learning and memory in rats, which could help identify new ways to help women with PTSD. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Do Hormones Affect a Woman’s Ability to Recover from PTSD?

Rebecca Shansky is studying how levels of estriadol, an estrogen hormone, affect the treatment of women with PTSD.
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Of Mice and Women

Victorian-era stereotypes that were originally used to keep women out of leadership positions are still with us today, says Rebecca Shansky, an associate professor of psychology at Northeastern. And they're…
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You Think You Can Read Facial Expressions? You’re Wrong.

Everything from emotion-reading AI to TSA terror threat recognition training relies on the assumption that emotions can be deciphered from basic and universal facial expressions. A new study by Northeastern…
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