Why Do Humans And Primates Get More Stress-related Diseases Than Other Animals?

Sun, 18 Feb 2007 10:00 AM EST

... Why do humans and their primate cousins get more stress-related diseases than any other member of the animal kingdom? The answer, says Stanford University neuroscientist Robert Sapolsky, is that people, apes and monkeys are highly intelligent, social creatures with far too much spare time on their hands. ...