Life at the Top: Alpha males exhibit much higher stress hormone levels

Life at the Top: Rank and Stress in Wild Male Baboons Laurence R. Gesquiere1,*, Niki H. Learn1, M. Carolina M. Simao1, Patrick O. Onyango1, Susan C. Alberts2,3 Jeanne Altmann 1 Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544. USA. 2 Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA. 3 Institute of Primate … Continue reading

Pleasurable food Reduces Stress

ScienceDaily (Nov. 12, 2010) — Whether it’s food or sex, pleasurable activity provides more than just pleasure, University of Cincinnati (UC) researchers say. It actually reduces stress by inhibiting anxiety responses in the brain. The findings were published online Nov. 8, 2010, ahead of print in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Experiments … Continue reading

Stress and the Brain: What Makes Some of Us More Vulnerable Than Others?

Source: Dana Foundation Some people can overcome traumatic experiences, while others are less resilient, developing psychiatric conditions such as depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Why such variation? Researchers at a symposium held at the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) meeting in Amsterdam this summer tried to tease out some of the reasons. Exposure … Continue reading

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