Study suggests 'women feel calmer after being exposed to their male partner’s scent'

Stress-causing situations, individuals, and events are everywhere, but researchers with the University of British Columbia suggest the remedy is close at hand.

Their recent research effort “found women feel calmer after being exposed to their male partner’s scent.”

The study involved 96 opposite-sex couples.

Males were instructed to wear a t-shirt for 24 hours and refrained from using deodorant or scented products while doing so.

Female participants were later given the shirts, with some receiving the one worn by their partner and some not, instructed to give them a sniff, and subjected to stress tests.

According to a news release about the study, the team assessed the reactions and “found that women who had smelled their partner’s shirt felt less stressed both before and after the stress test.”

“Those who both smelled their partner’s shirt and also correctly identified the scent also had lower levels of cortisol, suggesting that the stress-reducing benefits of a partner’s scent are strongest when women know what they’re smelling,” the release further noted.

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Well yeah I love falling asleep
NEVER TRUE
#PRIORITIES
The Bachelor is on.... Don't ask me for anything
SERIPUSLY
We all want different things
When bae is an artist
CHECK YOUR TONE
Love is patient. Love is kind
OMG I'M DRIVING, STOP
LOVE IS PAINFUL LOVE IS OTHER THINGS
VERY LITERAL POTENTIAL BREAKUP
Honestly running this account is one of the strangest things you can imagine. The things we read
Just a few more emoji and I'm sure she'll forgive you
These two are clearly on the same page
MID BREAK UP!!!
MY WORLD IS SCATTERED
HOW TO FIGHT WITH BAE
Sexting and getting pizza are almost the same thing
Literally fuck you
To be fair, it's a pretty good show.
Priorities
Breaking up via emoji is smooth
True love
This is not an ad for Del Taco but it should be
How can you almost forget about that?
Relationship goals.
Text this to your partner right now
Good day to break up with someone because no one will believe you
OK ILL GET STAMPS
This woman knows how to run a relationship.
Probably a little more than that
SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH LIAM
TOGETHER FOREVER
Downhill fast...
That should fix it
Well, that was easy
Modern love letters
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