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Stress Affects Girls & Boys’ Brains Differently #genderstress #ptsd #bbc #stanford
Teenage boys and girls respond to severe stress in different ways deep inside their brains, Stanford University researchers suggest A part of the brain linked to emotions and empathy, called the insula, was found to be particularly small in girls who had suffered trauma. But in traumatised boys, the insula was larger than usual. This…