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Does sexual aggression alter the female brain?

Rutgers scientists have taken a step toward understanding how sexual aggression alters the female brain. In a recent study in┬áScientific Reports, lead author Tracey Shors, professor in the Department of Psychology and Center for Collaborative Neuroscience in the School of Arts and Sciences, discovered that prepubescent female rodents paired with sexually experienced males had elevated levels of stress hormones, could …