Why Stress Makes the Most Empathetic People Less Kind
Cortisol, the “stress hormone,” alters brain activity in regions linked to social decision making, reducing altruistic behavior.
Devrupa Rakshit is an Associate Editor at The Swaddle. She is a lawyer by education, a poet by accident, a painter by shaukh, and autistic by birth. You can find her on Instagram @devruparakshit.