Discussion: Stress and the Brain

Discussion: Stress and the Brain

Considering what you have learned about the stress response, incorporate elements of the brain’s response to stress when discussing your answer. Your initial post should be two to three well-developed paragraphs.

Our society has seen many changes over the last 50 years or so. Neuroscientists believe our addiction to technology is making us less efficient and leads to more stress.

1.Read the article link below on “Why the Modern World is Bad for Your Brain”. Discuss why the author believes our brains are not designed to multitask.

2.How does multitasking increase our stress levels? (discuss both nervous and endocrine system involvement).

Levitin, D. (2015). Why the Modern World is Bad for Your Brain. Accessed https://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/jan/18/modern-world-bad-for-brain-daniel-j-levitin-organized-mind-information-overload on August 17, 2017.

 

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