Effects of two dominance manipulations on the stress response: Cognitive and embodied influences

@article{Deuter2016EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of two dominance manipulations on the stress response: Cognitive and embodied influences},
  author={Christian Eric Deuter and Hartmut Sch{\"a}chinger and Daniel Best and Roland Neumann},
  journal={Biological Psychology},
  year={2016},
  volume={119},
  pages={184-189}
}
In response to stress, physiological and mental resources are allocated towards those systems that are needed for rapid responding in terms of fight or flight. On the other hand, long term regenerative processes such as growth, digestion and reproduction are attenuated. Levels of the sex steroid testosterone are reduced in participants that suffer from chronic stress. However, beyond its role for reproductive functions, testosterone plays an important role in the regulation of social status and… Expand
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