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The Influence of Forgiveness and Apology on Cardiovascular Reactivity and Recovery in Response to Mental Stress

Sunday, 22 August 2010 12:10

A recent study on “The influence of forgiveness and apology on cardiovascular reactivity and recovery in response to mental stress” finds that “… there are potentially healthful benefits to forgiveness and apology, but the relation is influenced by situation and by sex.” Apparently women who received apologies recovered faster than women who did not, but the opposite was true for men.

Read the abstract of the study here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20364307