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Stress and Growth—Echoes from the Womb

Lecture no. 6 from the course: Stress and Your Body

Stress and Growth—Echoes from the Womb

Taught by Professor Robert Sapolsky | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses

The first of two lectures on stress and child development takes you inside prenatal and postnatal life. Using two extraordinary examples, Professor Sapolsky reveals the ways a fetus can respond to the environmental stressors of its mother, and how different parenting styles can affect the stress levels of young children.


March 26, 2016