Anxiety. Nerves. The jitters. Whatever you call it, everyone gets a little stressed out now and then. The important thing is how you manage it. In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby explore the biology and psychology of stress. First, you’ll find out what kinds of situations often lead to feelings of stress. You’ll also discover the biological mechanism behind stress, and why it makes us feel so lousy. Most important, you’ll learn techniques for reducing stress when it builds up, and get strategies for keeping stress under control in the long term. If all that sounds like your idea of relaxation, grab a stress ball and watch this movie!

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What is stress, and what can I do about it?

Why does stress feel so lousy?

How does stress affect homeostasis?