Science Thursdays: Stress and Your Health

DateMarch 15, 2018Time7:00 - 8:00 pm
LocationMayborn Museum Complex
DescriptionOrganized and sponsored by the Department of Physics at Baylor University, Science Thursdays is a series of one-hour talks on various scientific topics. No science background is required, only enthusiasm for and an open interest in science. March 15 Annie Ginty Stress and Your Health How does the brain link psychological stress with cognitive, biological, and behavioral changes that matter for health? I will discuss how psychological stress contributes to the development of cardiovascular disease and how individuals differ drastically in the way they biologically respond to stress. I will also discuss recent evidence examining how the brain and heart react to psychological stress. Annie Ginty (Ph.D., Birmingham) is an Assistant Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience at Baylor University. Join the speaker and guests for coffee and cookies prior to each lecture at 6:30 pm. Science Thursdays lectures are free and open to the public; however, admission to the museum is not included. Read More »
PublisherMayborn Museum
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