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Lec 1; Background: Appreciating the type of questions addressed in the field
Health disparities linked to social economic status (SES)
-physical and mental health outcomes
-soc exp is biologically embedded
-huge variation of illness not explained by SES even more so in countries with less
what filters and regulates the biological embedding? (early relationships,
What is the relationship between bio and psycho?
How to study the dynamic relationships between bio and psyc?
-hardwired behaviors (instincts) that can be conditioned (eg fight flight, coping)
-identify critical experiences that shape individ differences in that behavior
-identify mechanisms that underlie those invid differences in behavior
-how does stress affect body? How is it adaptive /maladaptive
chronic = bad for physi