- Topic 10: StressTextbook readings: pp. 493-494; pp. 504-510; pp. 523-528.Watch: The Brain - Series Homepage Produced by Colorado State University. 1997, all descriptions are from the series website.The Brain: Emotions, Stress, and Health (Module 21) Commentary from scientists, dramatic reenactments, and graphic illustrations show the consequences of prolonged stress on health. Animated diagrams show the brain releasing hormones, followed by a role-playing situation illustrating on-the-job stress that may set this process in motion. Researchers explain how low-level stress leads to the breakdown of frontal lobe functioning.Learning objectives:1. Define stress and stressors, and also describe different types of stressors.2. Differentiate between “problem-focused” coping and “emotion-focused” coping to regulate stress. 3. Explain “perceived control” and “learned helplessness”, and their relation to stress.4. Explain how “social support” and “relaxation response technique” can reduce stress.
- Community College / Lower Division
- Material Type:
- Annemarie Roscello
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- Downloadable docs, Video
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