Science Finds Petting A Dog Can Lower Stress Levels In Just 10 Minutes

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Science Finds Petting A Dog Can Lower Stress Levels In Just 10 Minutes

  Ask anyone with a four-legged friend what brings them the most joy and they’ll tell you: a decent snuggle sesh with their doggo (on the couch preferable, although not essential.) And, science agrees. New research out of Washington State University has found spending time with your pet can relieve stress in a matter of minutes.   For the study - which was published in the journal AERA - 250 highly-strung college students were divided into four groups. The first group was allowed to pet cats and dogs for 10 minutes, while the second group watched on. The other two groups had...

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