Stress Response: Finding the “off switch”!

Pourquoi les humains ont des difficultés à gérer leur stress? Robert Sapolsky nous fournit quelques réponses.

As we’ve evolved, the human stress response has saved our lives. Today, we turn on the same life-saving physical reaction to cope with intense, ongoing stressors – and we can’t seem to turn it off. Robert Sapolsky, Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University, reveals just how dangerous prolonged exposure to stress can be in the documentary, “Stress: Portrait of a Killer.”

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 teache