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Stress, Judgment, and Impulse Control

Lecture no. 14 from the course: Stress and Your Body

Stress, Judgment, and Impulse Control

Taught by Professor Robert Sapolsky | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses

In addition to affecting the hippocampus, stress can prove harmful to the frontal cortex as well—the seat of behavioral regulation. As in previous lectures, discover what happens to this essential part of the brain when it comes under attack from chronic stress.


March 12, 2016