Emotion, Stress, and Health: Crash Course Psychology #26

Emotion, Stress, and Health: Crash Course Psychology #26

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So, it turns out we have an easy time reading emotions in facial expressions, but emotions can straight up kill us! In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank discusses stress, emotions, and their overall impact on our health.


Table of Contents:

How Emotions Work 00:00
Two-Dimensional Model of Emotional Experience 03:29
How Anger, Happiness, and Depression Affect Health 4:52
Stress, the Nervous System, and Chronic Stress 6:36


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44 Comments

  1. Stress have all to do with the sensation of control. You dont get stressed with things that you don’t think you can change or control, Independent if that control is real or not. That’s what says the neurobiologist Suzana Herculano.

  2. Fellow Greek here. The thumbs up gesture in Greece doesn’t mean anything other than "good job" or "ok". Got it wrong here Crash Course. Putting up and opening all your five fingers with your palm facing another person means you are very angry at them and think they did something stupid or they are basically assholes

  3. 2:47 the thumbs up is a bad gesture in Greece? Damn I’m leaving in Athens for 20 years and I have never heard that before. I guess, now with the internet the youth has more universal gestures.

  4. What a guess dude tomorrow is my psychology test and the day after tomorrow is my "chemistry test stressing me out"… Oh thats so interesting 6:11

  5. Over 30 years of counseling and this video alone taught me more than all of my combined therapists.
    Both a sad commentary on the state of mental health awareness and a massive compliment to all of you at Crash Course. You are changing my life for the better. Thank you.

    (Yes, ,I’m watching the whole series. )

  6. dude why did you have to tell me that PTSD fact i have ptsd and anxiety so really dude. (edit) and your telling me im more lkely to die because im usually stressed and i have on and off depression, I think it was major depressive disorder idk though

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