Stress, Growth, and Child Development
Lecture no. 7 from the course: Stress and Your Body
Taught by Professor Robert Sapolsky | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses
Investigate how chronic stress can disrupt the growth of young children by focusing on stress dwarfism and the connection between stress and low growth hormone levels. Also, learn how mid-20th-century experiments with monkeys proved how important love—and not just nutrients—is in raising less-stressful children.