Disclaimer: I did not read Rushton’s seminal book on the topic. I was only first recently able to obtain a complete electronic copy (i.e. not abridged version). I did in fact only skim this literature. I don’t have time to work on this, but I’d like others to do so, hence I put the labor […]

McCormick, G. L., Robbins, T. R., Cavigelli, S. A., & Langkilde, T. (2017). Ancestry trumps experience: Transgenerational but not early life stress affects the adult physiological stress response. Hormones and Behavior, 87, 115–121. doi.org/10.1016/j.yhbeh.2016.11.010 www.psypost.org/2017/02/stress-experienced-individuals-ancestors-may-overshadow-stress-experienced-within-lifetime-47316 Exposure to stressors can affect an organism’s physiology and behavior as well as that of its descendants (e.g. through maternal […]