"fight or flight" response is the physiological response to what?
How is primates' response to stress different from that of antelopes?
be chronic in primates, Can be reaction to social factors, not
physical danger. Antelopes physiology returns to normal when immediate
threat has passed.
Which of the following is the MOST important predictor of stress
levels in baboons?
What do the scientists use to determine stress levels in the antelopes,
baboons, macaques and people being studied?
hormone levels in the blood, heart rate, blood pressure.
Of the macaques in Jay Kaplan's lab, which suffer from greater stress,
the dominant or submissive males?
Of the macaques in Kaplan's lab, what impact did greater stress
have on the animals' health?
the stressed animals had twice the artery clogging
Working with married couples, researchers studied how stress negatively
affected which of the following:
c) the immune system
Working with stressed out students, the researchers found what remedy
could counteract the physiological affects of stress?
When Hari Mandir Kaur Khalsa meditates in the MRI, what part of
her brain appears more active?
As she meditates, Hari Mandir's breathing slows from 12 breaths
per minute to 4. Does simply slowing one's breath affect the brain
the same way as meditation?
People who mechanically slowed their breath without meditation did
not show the same brain activity as the people who meditated.
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