Baboon Bullies; Stress and Physiology

Professor Robert Sapolsky of Stanford with one of his subjects

Read the article linked below discussing the work of Robert Sapolsky and his research into Baboon Hierarchies, the hormone cortisol, stress response and the environment’s effect on physiology below:

Spolsky article on stress

If you don’t like the PDF linked above, you can read the online version here:

Under Pressure: The Search for a Stress Vaccine

**We’ll discuss how the contents affect our understanding of psychology in general, as well as the BLOA learning outcomes in particular next class!!!***



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