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Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers

The Acclaimed Guide to Stress, Stress-Related Diseases, and Coping

By Robert M. Sapolsky
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Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers: The Acclaimed Guide to Stress, Stress-Related Diseases, and Coping by Robert M. Sapolsky

Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers (1994) vividly explains the biology behind stress and its impact on our lives, functioning as an effective way to deal with immediate problems, while also posing serious health risks in the long run. The author also offers plenty of practical tips on how to keep stress under control.

  • Anyone who feels stressed
  • People interested in the ways society impacts our stress levels
  • Anyone curious about how the mind and the body are interconnected

Robert Sapolsky is a professor of biology and neurology at Stanford University, a leading stress researcher and a regular contributor to the magazines Discover and The Sciences. He is also a recipient of the MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant, and is the author of A Primate’s Memoir and The Trouble With Testosterone.

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