Study: Elite U.S. Troops May Have a Natural Advantage U.S. Special Operations forces conduct some of the most dangerous missions in a war. Yale researchers say these elite troops have brain chemicals that respond differently to high-stress situations, setting them apart from others in the military. NPR's Joe Palca reports.
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Study: Elite U.S. Troops May Have a Natural Advantage

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U.S. Special Operations forces conduct some of the most dangerous missions in a war. Yale researchers say these elite troops have brain chemicals that respond differently to high-stress situations, setting them apart from others in the military. NPR's Joe Palca reports.