Stress Turns Men Self-Centered while Women become more Empathetic

A new study found that under stressful situations, men become more self-centered whereas women become empathetic.

People deal with stress differently. Some might turn to anger while others find ways of calming their body and mind. In a new study, researchers examined how stress affects men and women. They found that men who are highly stressed tend to become more self-centered and egotistical whereas stressed women become more empathetic and ‘prosocial.


The researchers discovered that

under highly stressful situations,

women were still able to be empathetic …