General exhaustion results when
A) distress occurs.
B) stress-related hormones are secreted.
C) a stressor persists over a long period of time.
D) the fight-or-flight reaction is resolved.
A) is stress that is triggered by something pleasant.
B) is a specific type of distress.
C) is much more common than distress.
D) does not trigger the stress response.
Sue has been attending university for about a month. During the past week, she has been having trouble sleeping, experiencing headaches, and is having trouble concentrating, especially when she has an upcoming test. Sue most likely is experiencing
A) test anxiety.
All of the following are TRUE regarding the brain and stress, EXCEPT
A) high levels of chronic stress can cause brain cells to shrink.
B) being a little nervous before an exam will lower your performance.
C) the accumulation of stress effects across the life span can contribute to brain aging.
D) moderate stress enhances your ability to retain information.