Understanding Psychological Stress
Lecture no. 17 from the course: Stress and Your Body
Taught by Professor Robert Sapolsky | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses
Why are some stressors more unbearable than others? This lecture introduces you to three powerful psychological factors that work to modulate the stress response: having an outlet, taking advantage of social support, and having predictive information about when and how long a stressor will occur.