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2 Effects of the Environment on Physiological Processes

2 Effects of the Environment on Physiological Processes

The first study you’ll need to know is Sapolsky’s work with baboons and the physiological effects environmental stressors have on the release of cortisol (see linked post): ¬†http://awakenedlearning.com/2015/10/06/baboon-bullies-stress-and-physiology/ **The other study you’ll want to know in order to address this learning outcome completely is Rosenweig […]

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction is growing in popularity thanks to the expanding knowledge of the impact meditation has on cognition. The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been doing amazing research in this regard, even giving an fMRI to the Dalai Llama himself! http://www.news.wisc.edu/22370 There are also […]