Andy’s Quick Hits (95): Second-Hand Stress is Also Stressful (and damaging to the brain)

What do you mean by second-hand stress?
Well, obviously we know that stress is bad for you if you experience it. For example, in research there is something known as social defeat stress: being beaten by an opponent which is a major stressor in the animal world and in many human beings. In this group of experiments, on mice, the researchers…