What Are Toxins? A toxin is typically thought of as skull and crossbones, something that can kill you. A toxin has what is called an LD50, that is the amount that will kill half (50%) of the population of species it is exposed to. Toxins typically have a very specific mechanism of action unique to … Continue reading Linear Vs Nonlinear Toxicology
Could Autism be seen as a Stress Adaptation? Author: Lori Hogenkamp, B.A. Psychology Edited: July 24, 2018 Note: I am on the autism spectrum. Much of my communication is scripted, so many times my sentence structure and communicated thought processes can be jumbled. I don't have an editor. So please read with a huge grain … Continue reading Is Autism a Stress Adaptation?
April 2009 Note: This was my original hypothesis paper (thought process). I started this journey with my own realization of my own autism. I knew that my own brain wasn't broken and seemed to be working in overdrive and I asked the question: What if these brains already had a unique way of processing information … Continue reading Original Paper: Autism, Stress and The Creative Brain
A Stress Model involves looking at multiple factors that involve oxidative stress, the "language of stress" adaptations and factors involved in Systems dynamics.