Emotion and Stress

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Emotion is an integral part of our spoken and written language, art, and music. In a day's time, our emotions may run the gamut from intensely positive to intensely negative, and back again. You might say that they add "flavor" to our everyday experiences. Stress is often created when environmental factors pose a potential threat to our safety or well-being. Negative emotions are often generated by stressful situations. Our fast-paced world requires that we cope with stress in a manner that will harness its ...
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Overview

Emotion is an integral part of our spoken and written language, art, and music. In a day's time, our emotions may run the gamut from intensely positive to intensely negative, and back again. You might say that they add "flavor" to our everyday experiences. Stress is often created when environmental factors pose a potential threat to our safety or well-being. Negative emotions are often generated by stressful situations. Our fast-paced world requires that we cope with stress in a manner that will harness its energy and minimize its potential to produce disease or distress. This book examines the relationship between emotion and stress and takes an in-depth look at the amazing control center behind it all-the brain.
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Children's Literature - RevaBeth Russell
Did you know that before 1940 stress was an engineering term? This book is the source of many new insights. It presents a solid background text for emotion and all of the ways it is expressed and interpreted. It is also a rich text for brain anatomy and function. The neuroscience is amply covered with understandable explanations and clear illustrations. Just that section alone would be a good read for anyone who might wonder how the brain and nerves work and a reason for school libraries to have copies of this book. This book breaks down the many parts of the brain, from the amygdala to the periaqueductal gray. I have noticed a great deal of current news about the amygdala and the chart in the book showing how it is involved in new and past memories was very insightful. In life we have emotional learning and many of these are paired with negative stimuli thereby creating a phobia. There is a story of an eleven-month-old boy who was negatively conditioned to fear rats, which he extrapolated into fearing any furry white object, including Santa Claus. According to the book, the parents moved and this little boy was moved with the phobia still entrenched. Add stress hormones from the many glands of the body and we have a society that is prone to be very sick with things such as addiction, to atherosclerosis. Fortunately the book's section on coping with stress is a good beginning for taking back control of one's life. I am glad I have this book in my classroom because it provides a solid base of neuroscience and stress as well as fascinating stories of past treatments. Reviewer: RevaBeth Russell
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791094914
  • Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/28/2007
  • Series: Gray Matter Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Pages: 152
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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