Most people think of dyslexia as just a reading problem. But maybe it’s not that simple. New research is bringing light to this multi-faceted issue. According to a recent article… read more
A sense of stress? The nose knows
Believe it or not, women have twice as many neurons related to smell as men do. That means they have a stronger sense of smell. Researchers at University of British Columbia studied how smelling their partner’s previously-worn shirt impacted cortisol levels of women in stressful situations. They found that a partner’s scent lowered stress levels as measured by cortisol and self-report. What’s the real-world benefit to learning this? To keep stress in check, women who travel for work may want to bring along something their partner has recently worn.