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The Menstrual Cycle and Student Learning

Richardson, John T. E. (1991). The Menstrual Cycle and Student Learning. The Journal of Higher Education, 62(3) pp. 317–340.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: https://doi.org/10.2307/1982284
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Abstract

Contrary to the frequent assumption that intellectual performance of female students varies through the menstrual cycle, this article argues that the process of menstruation has no effect upon academic performance when measured by quantitative tests or examinations. Subjective complaints of paramenstrual dysfunction originate in socially mediated beliefs rather than objective impairment.

Item Type: Journal Item
ISSN: 0022-1546
Academic Unit/School: Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI) > Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 50138
Depositing User: John T. E. Richardson
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2017 14:46
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 10:53
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/50138
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