GREEN BERETS' QUIET MINDS

GREEN BERETS' QUIET MINDSSpecial forces' brains work differently than regular soldiers' do, New Scientist says. The elite troops have neurological differences that make them more resilient to post-traumatic stress disorder.In a recent study, soldiers based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina were put through a week of simulated capture and interrogation. Afterwards, Green Berets were much less likely to suffer from stress.The special forces, in turns out, produced more of a molecule called neuropeptide Y in their blood. This molecule is generated by the body to help calm the brain in times of extreme stress.(via GeekPress)

Show Full Article

Related Topics

DefenseTech

Most Popular Military News