Emotion, Stress, and Health: Crash Course Psychology

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

The Crash Course team has produced more than 32 courses on a wide variety of subjects, including organic chemistry, literature, world history, biology, philosophy, theater, ecology, and many more! 

Yale, Kathleen. Emotion, Stress, and Health: Crash Course Psychology #26. Performance by Hank Green, Youtube, 2014, www.youtube.com/watch?v=4KbSRXP0wik&t=28s.

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I chose this video because the creators of this channel have a great way of using examples, graphics, and charisma to explain difficult topics in a digestible way. It is incredibly important to understand how the science of stress affects the way we feel and act towards others.