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Hormonal Contraception Alters Stress Hormone Response

The cameras were rolling at the APS 24th Annual Convention in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Watch as Shawn Nielsen, University of California, Irvine, describes her research. ... More>

Oxytocin: Not Just the “Cuddle Chemical”

The Joy of Researching the Health Benefits of Sex

Play, Parents, and Children’s Stress

Like mother like daughter…unfortunately this may also apply to depression. A study published in an upcoming issue of Psychological Science found that children whose mothers had been depressed at some point and whose parents were hostile when playing with them had higher stress.... More>