Fight or Flight vs. Rest and Digest
Lecture no. 3 from the course: Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health
Taught by Professor Jason M. Satterfield | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses
Begin to look at the biological pathways whereby psychological and social phenomena affect the body. Study the autonomic nervous system, the biology of the “fight or flight” response, and its opposite, the relaxation response. Also learn about the body’s stress-response system and the medical consequences of chronic stress.