The Good, the Bad & the Damaging: Chronic Stress & Allostatic Load - Presentation

Matthew Hill, PhD

Brain Plasticity, Brain Architecture, Stress

June 2010

Drawing from neurobiology, Dr. Matthew Hill, from the University of Calgary, discusses the relationship between chronic or toxic stress and its effects on the brain and subsequently disease. Dr. Hill specifically focuses on how early stress in life can have long-term effects on brain architecture, promoting a disease state that can be exhibited in the long-term.