Even the Rats Were Male

Once upon a time, a scientist discovered that the basic response of human beings to threats and stress was “fight or flight.” For the next eighty-five years, till 2000, that understanding was cemented by obtaining the same results from studies on animals.

You wouldn’t want to be standing up at an international conference on stress questioning something so firmly established as that!

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