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How Stress Affects Your Brain

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Title:

How Stress Affects Your Brain

URL:

https://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-stress-affects-your-brain-madhumita-murgia

Content Source:

Other
Ted Ed
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

Stress isn’t always a bad thing; it can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, like when you’re playing a competitive sport or have to speak in public. But when it’s continuous, it actually begins to change your brain. in this TedEd video, Madhumita Murgia shows how chronic stress can affect brain size, its structure, and how it functions, right down to the level of your genes.

Content Standard(s):
Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Beginning Kinesiology - Level 1
BK-3.1) Explain the benefits of a physically active lifestyle as it relates to preparation for college and/or a career.

APE accommodation suggestions: Physical activity knowledge, engagement in physical activity, participation in fitness activity, fitness knowledge, assessment and program planning, nutrition, stress management- Refer to the IEP or special education teacher for academic and testing accommodations.

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Beginning Kinesiology - Level 1
BK-3.12) Identify healthy stress-management strategies.

Examples: relaxation, deep breathing, aerobic exercise

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Beginning Kinesiology - Level 2
BK-3.12) Apply healthy stress-management techniques.

Examples: relaxation, deep breathing, aerobic exercise

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.1.2) Describe the interrelationships of emotional, mental, physical, social, spiritual, and environmental health.

a. Identify symptoms and methods of treatment of mental health disorders, including depression, and stress.

b. Identify warning signs and prevention strategies for suicide.

Tags: personal health, selfawareness, stress
License Type: Public Domain
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AccessibilityVideo resources: includes closed captioning or subtitles
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Author: Ginger Aaron-Brush