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Portable Stress Analyser

By David Ponce

I can’t find the actual product on their website, but then again, I’m not trying very hard. So, according to Ubergizmo, it seems that Japanese company Nipro has developed a portable stress indicator. The device works by analysing amylase levels in your spit saliva. It seems the level of amylase increases whenever a person is under physical or mental strain. The results are then displayed in a presumably easy-to-interpret fashion, which apparently involves a little stick figure.

It’s about $160, and at that price, it’s almost tempting to buy, if only to have a geeky confirmation of what you probably already know.

[Nipro] VIA [Ubergizmo]







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  • pumpkinhead

    well, this is interesting. Does it provide inaccurate results for alcoholics? Since alcoholics have a deacrease in salivary isoamylase would this affect the outcome of the slobber stick test? This would explain why I don’t feel stressed … when I’m drinkin! πŸ™‚

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  • influx

    Guy or Girl?… hmmm

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