Health/Pueblo HS

YouTube/Teens and Stress/Stress, Portrait of a Killer

1)      What was the purpose of stress? A) to save us  b) To wear us down c) to shorten our lives

2)      Is stress a state of mind?  A) Yes  b) no

3)      What can kill some of your brain cells? A) periodic stress  b) chronic stress  d) occasional stress

4)      Where does Professor Supolski from Stanford shift his classroom to, for a few weeks every year? A) Greece b)  United Kingdom c? Kenya

5)      What causes most stress to baboons? A) other baboons  b)  Predators c) Lack of food

6)      When a zebra escapes its stress release: a) remains  b) shuts down  c) flares up later

7)      Stress is the body’s way rising to a _______   a) sorrow  b) damage c) challenge

8)      A huge component of stress is lack of _____   a) control  b) food   c)  water

9)      Do have baboons have large or small brains?  A) large  b) small

10)  How did the Professor measure stress hormones? A) behavior analysis b) extracted blood  c) brain waves

11)  What is the Professor measuring? A) How a baboon responds to stress b) How a baboon hierarchy works  c) How baboons respond to humans

12)  30 years ago what is the disease that comes to everyone’s mind when stress is mentioned? A) Alzheimer’s ) b) ulcers  c) cancer

13)  As much as what part of the world’s population have the stress related bacteria? A) ¼  b) 1/3  c) 2/3

14)  How can stress cause a heart attack? A)  increase toxins b) clog arteries c) restrict brain activity

15)  The cells of stressed rat brain cells are: a) bigger  b) smaller

16)  The brains of subordinate monkeys have more or less dopamine? A) more  b)  less

17)  In which town can society’s extreme be spotted from your car? A) Richmond  b) Dallas  c) San Diego

18)  Is there is a link between social status and life expectancy? A) Yes  b) no

19)  Which monkeys are more apt to have fat around their abdomen ? a) Dominant  b) subordinate

20)  In our society do we value stress reduction? A) Yes  b) no

21)  In Holland, it was discovered that our bodies respond to _______________ in much the same ways they respond to other stressors.  A) famine b) sickness c)  loneliness

22)  How old are the Dutch hunger children today? A) in their 40s   b) in their 50s   c) in their 60s

23)  What did Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn study? A) stressed mothers raising disabled children  b) Baboon and human stress c) American society and stress

24)  Mothers of young children are part of a ) low stress group  b) normal stress group  c) high stress group

25)  What did the study reveal about aging and stress? A) accelerates aging  b) slows down aging  c) normal aging

26)  Are there baboon cultures with low levels of aggression? A) Yes  b) no

27)  One thing we learn from these primate studies are that the ________________ in which we live and work are vital. A) family we are born in b)  friends we relate to c) conditions

28)  What lowers stress? A) a sense of control  b)  Changing the work environment c) finding a hobby

29)  What is the haunting question from Professor  Supolski’s work : a) Can we find a safe stress free place? b) can we learn from a baboon? C) can we reduce our stress by changing our work?