Physical symptoms of excess stress include all of the following, EXCEPT:
A) low blood pressure.
B) excessive perspiration.
D) dry mouth.
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.
All of the following are TRUE regarding the fight-or-flight response, EXCEPT
A) it enables our bodies to prepare quickly escape from an injury and prepares our bodies to engage in a physical battle.
B) it enables our bodies to prepare quickly to escape from an injury.
C) it prepares our bodies to engage in a physical battle.
D) it is a relatively new human adaptation.
A) increase your blood pressure.
B) decrease your sense of wellness.
C) become another stressor in a highly stressed life.
D) heighten your anxiety.