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Unformatted text preview: Describe Selyes general adaptation syndrome. 58 PsychSim 5: All Stressed Out The Biology of Stress Although both men and women experience the fight-or-flight syndrome, some scientists argue that women also can experience stress differently (tend-and-befriend). Briefly explain this hypothesis. Can you think of why this alleged gender difference in fight-or-flight and tend-and-befriend may make sense from an evolutionary perspective? Outline the bodys two-part endocrine response to stress. Stress Harms Your Bodys Organ Systems List the effects of stress on: o the heart o the digestive tract o the brain Cognitive Appraisal The Filter Through Which Stressors Are Processed According to the transactional model, what triggers the process of stress? PsychSim 5: All Stressed Out 59...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course PSY 100 taught by Professor Farthing during the Winter '08 term at University of Maine Orono .
- Winter '08