The Stress-Response Cycle The human stress-response cycle is a complex neuroendocrine response triggered by perceived or real threats from the environment or internal stimuli. The sympathetic nervous system and the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis are primarily responsible for the physiological changes associated with a stressful state (Selye, 1937). The initial catecholamine response triggered from the sympathetic […]
The Degree Of Early Life Stress Predicts …And The Shift From Internally To Externally Guided Decision Making:…Excerpted and edited from full article here Take Aways: Taken together, our neuronal and behavioral findings demonstrate that: High childhood stress and trauma Is related to lower MPFC activation during both rest and the self-oriented task. This is behaviorally […]
“Western-Style” Diet Lowers the Odds of Ideal Aging A newly published study suggests that a “Western-style” diet reduces a person’s likelihood of achieving older ages in good health, finding that avoidance of the “Western-type foods” might actually improve the possibility of achieving older ages free of chronic diseases and remaining highly functional.
Trauma, especially in childhood is permanent brain damage. Treatment is improving – cures? Not yet.
Doctors make decisions, somewhat, based on medical facts about how the body and it’s organs work — so should marketers and business people. Like a doctor, marketers profession is understanding, explaining, predicting and influencing body physiology — specifically the organ of the brain as it determines behavior. Subjective, everyday experiences and everyday/natural language is no […]
Persons committing murder and other forms of violent crime are likely to exhibit a personality disorder (PD) of one type or another. Essentially any personality disorder can be associated with violent crime, with the possible exception of avoidant PD.