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07.22.2016

Latent trait salivary cortisol & stress-related cardiovascular risk factors

Author: Yeung EW, et al (2016), Psychoneuroendocrinology. Salivary latent trait cortisol (LTC): Relation to lipids, blood pressure, and body composition in middle childhood Adversity experienced early in life has the potential to influence physical health later…


07.19.2016

Autonomic and Inflammatory Responses Moderated by Stress Appraisals and Affect

Author: Laurent HK, et al (2016), Biol Psychol. Coordination of cortisol response to social evaluative threat with autonomic and inflammatory responses is moderated by stress appraisals and affect Recent approaches to stress regulation have emphasized…


07.11.2016

Nonhuman primates mirror human early life adversity & salivary cortisol/alpha-amylase responses

Author: Petrullo LA, et al (2016), Horm Behav. Effects of early life adversity on cortisol/salivary alpha-amylase symmetry in free-ranging juvenile rhesus macaques. Early life adversity (ELA) affects physiological and behavioral development. One key…


06.30.2016

Sex hormone variations in both sexes may be important when investigating stress physiology

Author: Juster, et al (2015), Psychoneuroendocrinology Sex hormones adjust "sex-specific" reactive and diurnal cortisol profiles. Sex differences in stress hormone functions are presumed to depend on sex hormones. And yet, surprisingly few psychoneuroendocrine…


06.22.2016

Latent Trait Cortisol level reflects accumulation of both distal and recent forms of stress

Author: Stroud CB, et al (2016), Psychoneuroendocrinology Individual differences in early adolescents' latent trait cortisol (LTC): Relation to recent acute and chronic stress. Research suggests that environmental stress contributes to health by altering…


06.20.2016

40 years of testosterone in biosociology research

Author: Mazur (2016), Hormones and Behavior Testosterone in biosociology: A memoir The author looks back at his four decades of research on testosterone in the context of biosociology - its accomplishments, pitfalls, outstanding questions, and future…


06.13.2016

Inconsistencies limit randomized controlled trials measuring salivary diurnal cortisol

Author: Ryan, et al (2015), Annals of Behavioral Medicine Use of Salivary Diurnal Cortisol as an Outcome Measure in Randomised Controlled Trials: a Systematic Review. BACKGROUND: Dysregulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis is associated with…


06.08.2016

Salivary bioscience enables anabolic hormone profiles in elite military men

Author: Taylor MK, et al (2016), Steroids. Anabolic hormone profiles in elite military men. This study recently characterized the awakening responses and daily profiles of the catabolic stress hormone cortisol in elite military men. Anabolic hormones…


05.31.2016

Cardiovascular health disparities and psychosocial factors that influence stress reactivity

Author: Lucas, et al (2016), Health Psychology A Preliminary Experimental Examination of Worldview Verification, Perceived Racism, and Stress Reactivity in African Americans This preliminary examination considers how experiencing injustice can affect…


05.20.2016

The Role of Salivary Bioscience in the Social Neuroscience of Human-Animal Interaction (HAI)

Author: Dreschel and Granger (2016), The Social Neuroscience of Human–Animal Interaction Ch. 9 - Advancing the Social Neuroscience of Human-Animal Interaction: The Role of Salivary Bioscience There have been recent calls to increase the number of sound scientific studies, including the integration…


05.10.2016

Salivary cortisol and the effects of child care on development in high & low risk contexts

Author: Berry, et al (2016), Family Relations Child Care and Cortisol Across Infancy and Toddlerhood: Poverty, Peers, and Developmental Timing Evidence suggests that relations between child care and children's development—behaviorally and physiologically—likely…


05.04.2016

Review: How negative parent-child relationships affect the biological stress system

Author: Ha, et al (2016), Family Relations Family relations, stress, and vulnerability: Biobehavioral implications for prevention and practice Developmental psychobiology research supports the hypothesis that individual differences in biological…


04.26.2016

Early adversity contributes to lower latent trait cortisol (LTC) levels in adolescence

Author: Stroud CB, et al (2016), Developmental Psychobiology Individual differences in early adolescents’ latent trait cortisol (LTC): Relation to early Substantial evidence suggests that youth who experience early adversity exhibit alterations in hypothalamic…


04.18.2016

Interaction of HPA axis and ANS arousal in youth may predict behavior problems

Author: Chen FR, et al (2015), Developmental Psychobiology Hypothalamic pituitary adrenal activity and autonomic nervous system arousal predict developmental trajectories of children's comorbid behavior problems. The combined effects of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal…


04.12.2016

In utero infant’s stress response system impacted by mother’s psychological & physiological state

Author: Rash JA, et al (2016), Developmental Psychobiology Developmental origins of infant stress reactivity profiles: A multi-system approach. This study tested the hypothesis that maternal physiological and psychological variables during pregnancy discriminate…


04.06.2016

Sympathetic and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal asymmetry in generalized anxiety disorder

Author: Reeves JW, et al (2016), Psychophysiology Developmental origins of infant stress reactivity profiles: A multi-system approach. Physiologic investigations of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) have skewed toward assessment of the autonomic nervous…


03.18.2016

Salivary testosterone / salivary cortisol ratio may predict a team player’s social popularity

Author: Ponzi D, et al (2016), Psychoneuroendocrinology Social network centrality and hormones: The interaction of testosterone and cortisol. This study tested whether testosterone and cortisol interacted in predicting social network centrality. The sample…


03.09.2016

UCI recruiting salivary bioscience faculty in Public Health and Psychology

Author: UCI Interdisciplinary Institute for Salivary Bioscience Research: Recruiting faculty in Public Health and Psychology The New Interdisciplinary Institute for Salivary Bioscience Research at UCI: Recruiting tenure track faculty positions in Public Health and Psychology: Assistant Professor of Public Health: Salivary Bioscience…


02.29.2016

Maternal distress alters salivary cortisol, affecting the neuroendocrine-immune network in children

Author: Riis JL, et al (2015), Social science & medicine. Maternal distress and child neuroendocrine and immune regulation. This paper examined the extent to which maternal psychological well-being moderates neuroendocrine-immune relations in children. From 2011…


02.05.2016

Differences in Salivary Cortisol and Testosterone may guide social network dynamics

Author: Kornienko, et al (2015), Psychoneuroendocrinology. Cortisol and testosterone associations with social network dynamics This study integrates behavioral endocrinology and network science to explore links between hormones and social network dynamics. Specifically,…


02.01.2016

General conclusions from extant research on the association between cortisol regulation and PMS/PMDD

Author: Kiesner J, et al (2015), Psychoneuroendocrinology. A lack of consistent evidence for cortisol dysregulation in premenstrual syndrome/premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMS/PMDD). A review on the association between PMS/PMDD and cortisol levels and its reactivity…


01.27.2016

Daacro, A New Salivary Testing Lab for Europe

The Saliva Lab Trier is conveniently located in Trier Germany, making it easy to submit saliva samples for testing from virtually all parts of Europe. Daacro is working in close collaboration with the…


01.21.2016

Longitudinal Salivary Cortisol Study Evaluates Theory of Developmental Origins of Health & Disease

Author: Winchester SB, et al (2015). Res Nurs Health. Assessment of the cortisol awakening response: Expert consensus guidelines. In a prospective, case-controlled longitudinal design, 180 preterm and full-term infants who had been enrolled at birth participated…


12.21.2015

PhD Student/Postdoc Research Position @ Purdue University’s Center for the Human-Animal Bond

A new PhD Student OR Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available in the Center for the Human-Animal Bond at Purdue University working with Dr. Maggie O’Haire:   For more information or…


12.15.2015

Sleep problems predict Salivary Cortisol reactivity to stress

Author: Mrug, S. et al. (2015). Physiology & Behavior. Sleep problems predict cortisol reactivity to stress in urban adolescents Highlights Sleep problems predicted greater cortisol reactivity to stress in urban adolescents. Longer sleep duration predicted…


12.08.2015

Salimetrics Relaunches Highly Accurate, Easy, and Affordable SNP Genotyping Services for OXTR

Salimetrics SalivaLab Relaunches Highly Accurate, Easy, and Affordable SNP Genotyping Services for OXTR from Saliva Samples (December 08, 2015) Salimetrics’ relaunched DNA genotyping service benefits…


11.23.2015

Consensus Opinion Guidelines Published for Salivary Cortisol Awakening Response (CAR) Assessments

Author: Stalder, T. et al. (2015). Psychoneuroendocrinology. Assessment of the cortisol awakening response: Expert consensus guidelines. The cortisol awakening response (CAR), the marked increase in cortisol secretion over the first 30-45min after morningawakening,…


11.16.2015

Salivary T:C ratio shows biomechanical responses may influence performance in 100m swimming study

Author: Henrique P. Neiva, et al. (November 2015) J Strength Cond Res. The effects of different warm-up volumes on the 100m swimming performance: a randomized crossover study This study compared the effects of three different warm-up volumes (150m, 300m, and 500m) on a 100m…


11.05.2015

New Salimetrics COE: University of Nebraska Lincoln (UNL) Salivary Bioscience Laboratory (SBL)

Salimetrics is proud to support the University of Nebraska Lincoln Salivary Bioscience Laboratory (UNL SBL), now a Salimetrics COE lab offering saliva assay services, sample storage, training in saliva…


11.03.2015

New Uric Acid Assay Kit from Salimetrics Advances Metabolic & Obesity Research

New Uric Acid Assay Kit from Salimetrics Advances Metabolic & Obesity Research Through Non-Invasive Saliva Testing that Correlates with Blood Uric Acid Levels (November 03, 2015) Salimetrics’…


10.26.2015

Infant Salivary Cortisol & HPA axis reactivity shows consistencies with prenatal programming

Author: Levendosky AA, et al. (2015). Stress. Infant adrenocortical and behavioral early exposure functioning: intimate maternal partner reactivity relation to violence. Prenatal stress negatively affects fetal development, which in turn may affect…


10.22.2015

ISPNE 2015: Salivary Bioscience Showcase

Edinburgh University hosted the International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology’s annual scientific congress on September 8-11th 2015. The quality of the science at the meeting relying on Salimetrics…


10.18.2015

Salivary NGF subject to non-specific interference by constituents present in oral fluids

Author: Matin MJ, et al. (2015) Psychoneuroendocrinology. Measuring Nerve Growth Factor in Saliva by Immunoassay: A Cautionary Note Highlights: NGF has been measured in saliva to index neurotrophic processes. Measurement is performed using an off-label protocol…


10.06.2015

Salivary cortisol, stress reactivity & adaptation in BEST-C, Social Stress Test for Children study

Author: Cheetham TJ., Turner-Cobb JM Panel manipulation in social stress testing: The Bath Experimental Stress Test for Children (BEST-C) Highlights: In acute stress paradigms in adults most work has utilised an audience of adult confederates,…


09.22.2015

Salimetrics Introduces The Innovative Research Program to Support Novel Salivary Analyte Research

Salimetrics Introduces The Innovative Research Program to Facilitate the Increasing Impact of Novel Salivary Analyte Research (Sept 22, 2015) Salimetrics, the leading company in salivary innovation, is…


09.21.2015

Oxytocin receptor gene influences salivary cortisol reactivity during social rejection

Author: Auer BJ, et al. (2015) Horm Behav. Common oxytocin receptor gene variant interacts with rejection sensitivity to influence cortisol reactivity during negative evaluation. The study tested the hypothesis that variation in the oxytocin receptor…


08.25.2015

Study finds salivary cortisol and testosterone shift investment towards riskier assets

Author: Cueva C, et al (2015) Sci Rep. Cortisol and testosterone increase financial risk taking and may destabilize markets It is widely known that financial markets can become dangerously unstable, yet it is unclear why. Recent research has…


08.06.2015

Healthy Aging: Salimetrics Uric Acid Assay Kit Facilitates High-Efficiency Oxidative Stress Research

Healthy Aging: Salimetrics Uric Acid Assay Kit Facilitates High-Efficiency Oxidative Stress Research with Non-Invasive Saliva Sampling (August 06, 2015) Salimetrics’ innovative Salivary Uric Acid…


08.03.2015

Clinical Trial Analyzes Salivary Cortisol to Assess Intervention Effects on Diurnal Cortisol Rhythms

Author: Bernard K, et al (2015) JAMA Pediatr. Intervention Effects on Diurnal Cortisol Rhythms of CPS-Referred Infants Persist into Early Childhood: Preschool Follow-up Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial A number of interventions for at-risk children…


07.22.2015

Emotional Reactivity & Parenting Sensitivity Interact to Predict Salivary Cortisol Output

Author: Blair C, et al. (2015) Dev Psychol Emotional Reactivity and Parenting Sensitivity Interact to Predict Cortisol Output in Toddlers. Cortisol output in response to emotion induction procedures was examined at child age 24 months in a prospective…


07.09.2015

Salimetrics Uric Acid Assay Kit Enables Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Disease Risk Research

Salimetrics introduces an innovative Salivary Uric Acid Enzymatic Assay, facilitating easy monitoring of Uric Acid levels with saliva samples (no needles, no phlebotomist, fast, easy and less expensive).…


06.26.2015

Family risk experiences, basal salivary cortisol patterns, & cognitive functioning in children

Author: Suor JH, et al (2015) Child Dev Tracing Differential Pathways of Risk: Associations Among Family Adversity, Cortisol, and Cognitive Functioning in Childhood. Guided by family risk and allostasis theoretical frameworks, the present study…


06.22.2015

Marc Taylor, Ph.D. Joins Salimetrics Scientific Advisory Team

Salimetrics is pleased to welcome Dr. Marc Taylor as the Scientific Advisor for Sports & Performance. In this role, Dr. Taylor will provide guidance to researchers and coaches in developing and interpreting…


06.11.2015

The First Commercial Salivary Uric Acid Assay Kit is Now Available from Salimetrics

Salivary Bioscience Innovation: Salimetrics, the leader in innovative salivary bioscience technology, announced the launch of a newly developed and validated enzymatic assay kit for the measurement of…


06.03.2015

Study examines the importance of salivary cortisol secretion and sample timing accuracy

Author: Smyth N., et al (2015) Psychoneuroendocrinology Post awakening salivary cortisol secretion and trait well-being: The importance of sample timing accuracy Indices of post awakening cortisol secretion (PACS), include the rise in cortisol (cortisol awakening…


05.27.2015

Salivary cortisol levels measure clinical surgeon stress and workload

Single-incision cholecystectomy more stressful, physically demanding to surgeon Clinical researchers compared salivary cortisol levels, heart-rat data, and validated workload assessments between surgeons…


05.07.2015

Salivary cortisol levels indicate differences in competitive confidence and decision making

Author: Goette, et al (2015) Psychoneuroendocrinology Stress pulls us apart: Anxiety leads to differences in competitive confidence under stress Social competition is a fundamental mechanism of evolution yet little is known about factors that affect competitive…


04.14.2015

Positive association between childhood trauma and latent trait salivary cortisol levels

Author: Doane LD, et al (2015) Psychoneuroendocrinology Latent trait cortisol (LTC) levels: Reliability, validity, and stability. The regulation of hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) axis contributes to individual differences in health and human development.…


04.08.2015

Salivary Cotinine study finds prenatal tobacco exposure associated with cortisol hypo-reactivity

Author: Eiden RD, et al (2015) Dev Psychobiol Prenatal tobacco exposure and infant stress reactivity: Role of child sex and maternal behavior. A study was designed to examine the association between prenatal tobacco exposure (PTE) and infant cortisol…


03.24.2015

Study uses minimally-invasive saliva measures to investigate salivary cytokine levels

Author: Jenna Riis, et al (2015) Dev Psychobiol Salivary cytokines as a minimally-invasive measure of immune functioning in young children: Correlates of individual differences and sensitivity to laboratory stress. Contributing to the growing interest…


03.09.2015

Salivary Alpha-Amylase & potential deficits in fight or flight component of the stress response

Author: Andrea L. Glenn, et al (2014) Psychonueroendochrinology Alpha-amylase reactivity in relation to psychopathic traits in adults. The inclusion of salivary alpha-amylase (sAA), a surrogate marker of autonomic/sympathetic nervous system (ANS) activity, in addition…


02.26.2015

Associations among salivary alpha-amylase and salivary cortisol responses to laboratory pain tasks

Author: Payne LA, et al (2014) J Child Adolesc Behav Relationship of Salivary Alpha Amylase and Cortisol to Social Anxiety in Healthy Children Undergoing Laboratory Pain Tasks. A link between salivary alpha amylase (sAA), cortisol, and social/evaluative…


02.17.2015

Salivary Analytes & Stress-Induced Telomere Shortening as Pancultural Biomarkers of Health and Aging

Author: Sammy Zahrana, et al (2015) PNAS Stress and telomere shortening among central Indian conservation refugees Recent research links life stress to premature telomere shortening and human aging. However, this association has only been demonstrated…


02.13.2015

Study compares the magnitude and duration of psychosocial stress induction paradigms

Author: Giles, et al (2014) Psychol Stress Effects on Mood, HPA Axis, and Autonomic Response: Comparison of Three Psychosocial Stress Paradigms The stress duration is a key determinant when planning a study that utilizes an experimental…


02.12.2015

Salimetrics Supports Advancements in Drug Development with Salivary Biomarkers and Analytes

Salimetrics Supports Advancements in Drug Development with Salivary Biomarkers and Analytes for Clinical Trials. The Salimetrics Technology Center in Carlsbad, CA is expanding support for advances in drug-discovery…


02.09.2015

Saliva cortisol & associations between intimate partner violence and childhood asthma

Author: Bair-Merritt MH, et al (2014) Child Abuse Negl. Maternal intimate partner violence exposure, child cortisol reactivity and child asthma. It has been found that psychosocial stressors like intimate partner violence (IPV) exposure are associated with…


01.21.2015

Saliva cortisol shows individual differences in the social regulation of adrenocortical activity

Author: Hibel LC, et al (2014) Dev Psycholbiol Maternal-child adrenocortical attunement in early childhood: Continuity and change. This study investigates the continuity and change in maternal-child hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis attunement…


01.12.2015

Harsh discipline and behavior problems: The moderating effects of cortisol and alpha-amylase

Author: Douglas A. Granger, et al (2014) Biol Psychol Harsh discipline and behavior problems: The moderating effects of cortisol and alpha-amylase Multiple studies link harsh discipline to adjustment problems in youth, however, not all individuals exposed…


01.09.2015

Associations between dysregulated eating and ovarian hormones in women with diagnosed binge episodes

Author: Klump K.L., et al (2014) Clinical Psychological Science Influences of Ovarian Hormones on Dysregulated Eating: A Comparison of Associations in Women With Versus Women Without Binge Episodes Changes in ovarian hormones predict changes in emotional eating across…


12.29.2014

HPA & ANS psychobiology study advances knowledge of child behavior problems

Author: Chen FR, et al. (2014) J Abnorm Child Psychol. Interaction of Adrenocortical Activity and Autonomic Arousal on Children's Externalizing and Internalizing Behavior Problems. The psychobiology of stress involves two major components, the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal…


12.19.2014

Study review examines whether Cortisol Activity can be altered by Psychosocial Interventions

Author: Slopen N, et al. (2014) Pediatrics Interventions to improve cortisol regulation in children: a systematic review. The objective of this review was to examine evidence for the effectiveness of interventions to promote healthy cortisol regulation…


12.11.2014

Study finds disrupted Stress Reactivity and lower Cognitive Performance in Adolescents with PDE

Author: Buckingham-Howes S, et al. (2014) Dev Neurosci Prenatal Drug Exposure Moderates the Association between Stress Reactivity and Cognitive Function in Adolescence. In a prospective longitudinal study we examine whether PDE (Prenatal drug exposure) moderates…


12.03.2014

Study shows ABC intervention may have positive, lasting effects on physiological stress in children

Author: Bernard K, et al (2014) JAMA Pediatrics Intervention Effects on Diurnal Cortisol Rhythms of Child Protective Services-Referred Infants in Early Childhood: Preschool Follow-up Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial. A number of interventions…


11.03.2014

Study finds Prenatal Alcohol Exposure associated with increased Testosterone levels in puberty

Author: Carter RC, et al. (2014) Alcohol Clin Exp Res. Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure on Testosterone and Pubertal Development. This study examined whether prenatal alcohol exposure is associated with alterations in testosterone during adolescence and…


10.28.2014

Tactics for modeling multiple salivary analyte data in behavior: Additive, ratio, and interaction

Author: Chen F.R., et al (2014) Psychoneuroendocrinology Tactics for modeling multiple salivary analyte data in relation to behavior problems: Additive, ratio, and interaction effects Individual differences in the psychobiology of the stress response have been…


10.23.2014

Study finds elevated cortisol levels shift financial risk preferences.

Author: Kandasamy N, et al. (2014) Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. Cortisol shifts financial risk preferences. We have previously found that traders experience a sustained increase in the stress hormone cortisol when the amount of uncertainty, in the form of market volatility,…


10.09.2014

Researchers review salivary bioscience as a measurement tool for prenatal and neonatal development…

Author: Voegtline KM, et al. (2014) Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). Dispatches from the Interface of Salivary Bioscience and Neonatal Research. The emergence of the interdisciplinary field of salivary bioscience has created opportunity for neonatal researchers to measure…


10.06.2014

Spit Camp Extra Comes to Cambridge

Launching in January, Spit Camp Extra will offer a Day and an additional Half Day workshop based in Cambridge at the Salimetrics Laboratory,  this program is designed for students,…


10.01.2014

Study examines the relation of cortisol and α-amylase awakening responses to sleep in toddlers

Author: Bright MA, et al. (2014) Dev Psychobiol. Individual differences in the cortisol and salivary α-amylase awakening responses in early childhood: Relations to age, sex, and sleep. The purposes of this study were to a) examine the presence…


09.25.2014

Study finds no evidence that salivary alpha-amylase or cortisol mediate the relationship between….

Author: Hill-Soderlund, A.L., et al (2014) Psychoneuroendocrinology Developmental course of salivary alpha-amylase and cortisol from 12 to 36 months: Relations with early poverty and later behavior problems. This study examined the development of baseline autonomic nervous…


09.22.2014

Employment Opportunity: Assistant Professor,  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Department of Human and Community Development College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Assistant Professor of Human…


09.17.2014

Recent study suggests implicit need for achievement predicts salivary cortisol levels…

Author: Schultheiss OC, et al. (2014) Journal of Research in Personality. Implicit need for achievement predicts attenuated cortisol responses to difficult tasks. The present research tested the hypothesis that the implicit need for achievement predicts attenuated cortisol responses…


09.09.2014

Study provides updates in collecting and measuring salivary cortisol and α-amylase in the elderly

Author: Hodgson NA, Granger DA (2013) Journal of Visualized Experiments. Collecting Saliva and Measuring Salivary Cortisol and Alpha-amylase in Frail Community Residing Older Adults via Family Caregivers. This article presents the steps for collection and analysis of two salivary…


09.05.2014

Synchrony of diurnal cortisol pattern in couples

Author: Liu S, et al. (2013) Journal of Family Psychology. Little is known about the daily processes in which spouses possibly influence each other in biological stress. Nineteen heterosexual couples provided saliva samples containing cortisol 4 times a day for…


09.02.2014

A biosocial study of cortisol and peer influence on developing adolescent antisocial behavior

Author: Platje E, et al. (2013) Psychoneuroendocrinology. In the current study, the researchers examined the mediating role of deviant peers in the level of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis activity to aggression and rule-breaking. As a measure of HPA…


08.29.2014

Project Coordinator/Director Position at Brown Medical School

Longitudinal studies: Smoking during pregnancy and fetal/infant development Brown Medical School, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine is seeking a project director to manage longitudinal studies…


08.22.2014

Relationship between cortisol awakening response and other features of the diurnal cortisol rhythm

Author: Golden SH, et al. (2013) Psychoneuroendocrinology. Cumulative cortisol burden is known to influence neuropsychiatric and metabolic disorders. Up to 18 salivary cortisol samples were collected over 3 days from 935 White, Hispanic, and Black individuals…


08.04.2014

Researchers investigate the associations between hormones and friendship

Author: Kornienko O, et al (2014) Horm Behav. Hormones, Behavior, and Social Network Analysis: Exploring Associations Between Cortisol, Testosterone, and Network Structure. We used a new interdisciplinary paradigm of social network analysis (SNA)…


07.24.2014

ASU Researcher Shows How Stress Hormones Promote Brain’s Building of Negative Memories

Author: Segal S.K., et al. (2014) Neuroscience. Glucocorticoids interact with noradrenergic activation at encoding to enhance long-term memory for emotional material in women. Evidence from the animal literature suggests that post-training glucocorticoids…


07.18.2014

Blunted cardiovascular and cortisol reactivity to acute psychological stress

Author: De Rooij, SR (2013) International Journal of Psychophysiology. In a sample of 725 cohort members, an extensive psychological stress protocol was performed during which cardiovascular and cortisol responses were measured. In line with many previous studies, results…


07.07.2014

Greater fear reactivity and psychophysiological hyperactivity among infants with…

Author: Mills-Koonce WR, et al. (2014) J Child Psychol Psychiatry. The objective of this study was to examine group differences in fear reactivity and stress psychophysiology in infancy among children classified as having CP with CU (CP + CU), CP without CU (CP only),…


07.01.2014

Cortisol reactivity, delay discounting and percent body fat in Chinese urban young adolescents

Author: Lu Q, et al. (2014) Appetite. Anthropometry and body composition measurements were assessed in adolescents. The cortisol reactivity to Trier Social Stress Test for Children (TSST-C) and delay discounting were measured. The result showed…


06.20.2014

Salivary cortisol and behavior in a population of healthy dogs hospitalized for elective procedures

Author: Hekman JP, et al. (2012) Applied Animal Behaviour Science. The researchers assessed stress levels in two studies. Salivary cortisol samples and behavioral parameters were collected in healthy dogs hospitalized prior to elective procedures. A stress research tool…


06.12.2014

Behavioral reactivity to emotion challenge associated with cortisol reactivity and regulation

Author: Ursache, A, et al. (2013) Developmental Psychobiology This study examined relations of behavioral reactivity and regulation to emotional arousal in the context of fear and frustration to the cortisol response. They tested children at 7, 15, and 24 months…


06.04.2014

Measurements of Salivary Alpha Amylase and Salivary Cortisol in Hominoid Primates Reveal…

Author: Behringer, V, et al. (2013) PLoS ONE Salivary alpha amylase (sAA) is the most abundant enzyme in saliva. In this study, the researchers explored patterns of variation in sAA activity in bonobos and three other hominoid primates, chimpanzee,…


05.20.2014

Salimetrics SalivaLab Expands Salivary CLIA Testing Services for Clinical Research Organizations

Salimetrics, the leading provider of salivary research and diagnostic tools, has expanded CLIA testing services in the SalivaLab to provide salivary bioscience-based analytics to contract research organizations…


05.14.2014

Get Connected: First Annual Salivary BioScience Symposium

Steve W. Granger PhD, Salimetrics’ CSO attended the First Annual Salivary BioScience Symposium at Arizona State University and presented insights into immunoassay development to help biobehavioral…