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2013-04-17 17:28:51

Hair strands contain valuable information about senior citizens' stress levels that can be used to determine an individual's cardiovascular disease risk.

Decision Making Skills In Stress Situations Affected By Cortisol
2012-12-10 13:23:41

Scientists have discovered a link between levels of the hormone cortisol in a person’s saliva and their ability to make good decisions in high-stress situations.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.