4 ways to manage stress: An Interview with Professor Katie McLaughlin

One powerful way to turn the stress response into an advantage is to reappraise it. What are other ways to manage stress? OHM interviews stress expert Professor Katie McLaughlin.

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Credits

“4 Ways to Manage Stress” was created and developed by Olivia Kang, Kirsten Morehouse, Evan Younger, and Mahzarin Banaji, and features Professor Katie McLaughlin (Harvard University). Support for Outsmarting Human Minds comes from Harvard University, PwC, and Johnson & Johnson.

Camera and Editing by Evan Younger, Kirsten Morehouse, and Olivia Kang

Artwork by Olivia Kang

Video Footage by Storyblocks

Music by Tiny Music and Ben Beiny via Premium Beat