- those at the bottom of the hierarchy experience the greater levels of stress -with subsequent detrimental affects to health.
- those at the top of the hierarchy experience less stress – they have more choices and control over their environment – and get to dump / off load on those lower in the hierarchy.
The film features the work of Dr Robert Sapolsky of Stanford University and illustrates the complex interplay of biology and environment known as epigenetics.
- New Study: Leaders Are Less Stressed Than Their Subordinates (forbes.com)
- Do Yourself a Favor and Watch Stress: Portrait of a Killer (with Stanford Biologist Robert Sapolsky) (openculture.com)