Loren Soeiro, Ph.D. ABPP

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The Atlantic: Better Sleep Can Build Emotional Resilience

by Loren Soeiro on December 7, 2017, no comments

A recent study found that emotional reactivity — i.e. the sensitivity to fear- or anxiety-based stimuli — is lowered in people who have had more REM sleep.  Article written by Olga Khazan. https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2017/10/rem-and-trauma/543573/

NPR: Scientists Start To Tease Out The Subtler Ways Racism Hurts Health

by Loren Soeiro on December 6, 2017, no comments

The experience of being discriminated against for the color of one’s skin can cause prominent emotional and physiological stress, which is harmful to one’s health (even over the short term).  Article written by Rae Ellen Bichell. https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/11/11/562623815/scientists-start-to-tease-out-the-subtler-ways-racism-hurts-health