Emotions, Thoughts and Health
Emotions, Thoughts and Health: What All Aging Bodies Should Know. Our brains change as we age, and how we think and feel changes too. Could it be that paying attention to our daily lives and our aging brains might slow our cellular aging? Or that certain emotional interactions can predict relationship happiness decades later? In these programs from UCSF's Osher Mini Medical School, researchers and experts share the latest science on the intersection between cognition, emotion, health and aging.
It's an exciting new frontier and you - and your brain - won't want to miss it! (from uctv.tv)
Emotions, Stress, and Rate of Telomere Shortening: Are Our Cells Listening to Us? Does stress speed up the aging process at a genetic level? Our cells are constantly aging. When cell divide some telomere is lost but if it becomes too short, that cell can no longer replicate and eventually dies. Elissa Epel, UCSF department of psychiatry, explores the effects of stress and emotions on the process of telomere shortening.
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