Social Mood Conference  |  Socionomics Foundation

September 7, 2017

And you thought only elephant ivory was highly coveted! A team studying elephant health discovered that the quantity of glucocorticoid metabolites in the pachyderms’ dung, freeze-dried for preservation, was a strong indicator of the herd’s stress levels. All animals secrete hormonal glucocorticoids when stressed, so someday a major socionomic advance could come from studying our waste.

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