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Stress: Fight or Flight Response

Stress: Fight or Flight Response

... is the fight or flight response? The flight or fight response, also called the "acute stress response" was first described by Walter Cannon in the 1920s as a theory that animals react to threats with a general discharge of the ...

Fight or Flight Response Revision Quiz

Fight or Flight Response Revision Quiz

Test your knowledge of the fight-or-flight response with this revision quiz.

Psychology Studies and Experiments

Psychology Studies and Experiments

Evaluations, summaries and guides to a vast range of psychology studies and experiments. Ideal for psychology students and tutors.

Evolutionary Approach in Psychology

Evolutionary Approach in Psychology

... fight-or-flight response to stressful or dangerous situations; a reaction which aided our ancestors' chances of survival and still affects us when it is evoked today.   Adaptations and cognitive modules In order to ...

Behavioral Approach

Behavioral Approach

The behavioral approach explained: Introduction to the branches of behaviorism in psychology, assumptions of the approach and an evaluation.

Psychology Articles Index

Psychology Articles Index

Full psychology articles and topics index covered on Psychologist World.

Stress Management

Stress Management

... "fight-or-flight" reaction. Causes of stress: Many things can trigger the stress reaction, including danger, threat, news, illness, as well as significant changes in one's life such as the death of a loved one. Techniques of ...

thing unknown Dreams

thing unknown Dreams

... the fight Ihad a second dream in which a favorite horse was running, but suddenly,just before the judge's stand was passed, a hitherto unobserved little blackhorse ran ahead and the crowd shouted in my ears, `Fitzsimmons wins!' ''``B'' relates ...

Approaches in Psychology

Approaches in Psychology

... for a fight-or-flight response to a threat. Other hormones help to regulate biological rhythms, such as the menstruation cycle in females. Melatonin helps to us to maintain a regular sleep-wake cycle, resulting in a feeling of tiredness late in ...


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