Thursday, 4 March 2010

The "McClintock effect"

Interesting name connection!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McClintock_effect

The McClintock effect, also known as menstrual synchrony or the dormitory effect, is a theory that proposes that the menstrual cycles of women who live together (such as in prisons, convents, bordellos or dormitories) tend to become synchronized over time.