Describe which neurotransmitters and hormones could be impacted by the stress and coping methods that you have already described.

In this unit, you are learning more about the biological influences in psychology, as well as the genetic endowments that shape your behavior. In this Discussion Board, you will consider how stress impacts you biologically, considering concepts such as genetic influences, nervous system activity, and hormonal influences. Here is a peer-reviewed research article that gives you some current scientific information in this area if you want to take a closer look in the Purdue Global library: Peer, J. W., Hillman, S. B., & Van Hoet, E. (2015). The effects of stress on the lives of emerging adult college students: An exploratory analysis. Adultspan Journal, 14(2), 90-99. Retrieved from https://search.ebscohost.com.libauth.purdueglobal.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=110068304&site=eds-live Many if not all college students experience stress in their lives. Describe a situation that you would consider a common source of stress for college students. Consider ways that students can try to minimize the negative consequences of this type of stress. Based on your learning about biological influences in psychology, consider how these influences may impact or be impacted by this source of stress. Could heredity play a role in the experience of this stress? Chemical messengers are used in the nervous system and the endocrine system. Describe which neurotransmitters and hormones could be impacted by the stress and coping methods that you have already described.
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