Stress Amplifies Memory for Social Hierarchy

  title={Stress Amplifies Memory for Social Hierarchy},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Isabel Cordero and Carmen Sandi},
  journal={Frontiers in Neuroscience},
  pages={175 - 184}
Individuals differ in their social status and societies in the extent of social status differences among their members. There is great interest in understanding the key factors that contribute to the establishment of social dominance structures. Given that stress can affect behavior and cognition, we hypothesized that, given equal opportunities to become either dominant or submissive, stress experienced by one of the individuals during their first encounter would determine the long-term… CONTINUE READING
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