Neural bases of moderation of cortisol stress responses by psychosocial resources.

  title={Neural bases of moderation of cortisol stress responses by psychosocial resources.},
  author={Shelley E. Taylor and Lisa Burklund and Naomi I. Eisenberger and Barbara J Lehman and Clayton J. Hilmert and Matthew D. Lieberman},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  volume={95 1},
Psychosocial resources have been tied to lower psychological and biological responses to stress. The present research replicated this relationship and extended it by examining how differences in dispositional reactivity of certain neural structures may underlie this relationship. Two hypotheses were examined: (a) psychosocial resources are tied to decreased sensitivity to threat and/or (b) psychosocial resources are associated with enhanced prefrontal inhibition of threat responses during… CONTINUE READING


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