Stress Response: Finding the “off switch”!

Stress Response: Savior to Killer-Stanford University- Neurobiologist Robert Sapolsky

This Neurobiologist explains well what stress is about: increase of blood pressure, etc to run for your life. When the zebra escapes it switches off its stress response. As human beings don’t seem to be able to find our “off switch”. This is psychological “non-sense” we stress about.


Sapolsky is also the author of the famous book “Why zebras don’t get ulcers

Thanks for the hint to Maria Martinez Alonso, clinical psychologist and psychotherapist, MBSR teacher