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Understanding Psychological Stress

Lecture no. 17 from the course: Stress and Your Body

Understanding Psychological Stress

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.


March 14, 2016