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Stress, Growth, and Child Development

Lecture no. 7 from the course: Stress and Your Body

Stress, Growth, and Child Development

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.

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