Week Three Psychology Health/ Ted Talk

 Week 3 Discussion: Psychoneuroimmunology of Stress–All Bad?COLLAPSE

Traditionally, stress was thought to have a purely negative impact on physical and mental health. In recent years, researchers are examining the possibility that some stress can have a positive impact on us, depending upon how we view that stress.

Read the required chapters for this week and watch psychologist Kelly McGonigal’s TED Talk on this phenomenon and discuss how this new information fits with what we know about psychoneuroimmunology and stress.

The TED Talk can be accessed here:

https://www.ted.com/talks/kelly_mcgonigal_how_to_make_stress_your_friend