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Stress, Learning, and Memory

Lecture no. 13 from the course: Stress and Your Body

Stress, Learning, and Memory

Taught by Professor Robert Sapolsky | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses

Memory—whether implicit or explicit—is an essential part of everyday life. So it's all the more important to understand how it's affected by stress. This lecture explains the science behind how short-term stress enhances memory and learning, while chronic stress may actually work to kill neurons in the hippocampus.

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May 29, 2017
Prof. Sapolsky does a wonderful job at translating complex information into logical and simple concepts. I enjoyed the lectures and have gain a deeper understanding of how stress affects every aspect of life.

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October 25, 2016

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July 10, 2016

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