2-Minute Neuroscience: HPA Axis

2-Minute Neuroscience: HPA Axis

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Welcome to 2 minute neuroscience, where I explain neuroscience topics in 2 minutes or less. In this installment I will discuss the HPA axis. The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal, or HPA, axis is best known for its role in our body’s reaction to stress. The HPA axis includes a group of hormone-secreting glands from the nervous and endocrine …

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