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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC11H3
Professor
Karen Dion
Semester
Fall

Description
Lec 5-social Psychological stress : usually something that makes you need to readjust your life. Makes you change in your life. Physiological stress: psychological steressful events can cause physiological stress on your body. Stress that has an effect on your body. Allostasis: body adapting to maintaining homeostasis. Flexability of your body’s stress responses. Allostatic load: when your body is not very allostatic don’t have that flexibility to respond and it overloads and damages the body caused by chronic stressors. Sometimes stress can improve your abilities. When your stressed you can improve and that’s called challenge. The other where its inhibiting performance that’s called threat. **learn challenge and threat table slide 12** Challenge is efficient mode of heart where threat is ineff
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