Massachusetts Institute for Technology

MIT: MIT 9.00SC – Lecture 19

Lecture 19: Stress

What stresses you out? What is stress and how does it affect our body? In this lecture, we will examine stress, the neural substrates of stress, and the ways in which stress manifests itself physically and emotionally.


  1. Concepts of Stress
  2. Physical Stress Mechanism and Its Effects
  3. Psychological Modifiers of the Stress Response
  4. Embodied Cognition
  5. Stereotypes and Stress

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