Psych M.D. - Adrenaline



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Term: Adrenaline
Definition (Myers): Hormone that increases heart rate, blood pressure, and blood sugar, providing us with a surge of energy. [1]
Definition (alternative): a hormone secreted by the adrenal medulla upon stimulation by the central nervous system in response to stress, as anger orfear, and acting to increase heart rate, blood pressure, cardiac output, and carbohydrate metabolism. [2]
Contextual explanation: Adrenaline is a hormone that provides energy. It can be seen in several ways, such as increased heart rate and / or blood pressure.
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Sources:
  1. Myers, D. G. (2004). Psychology. New York, New York: Worth Publishers.
  2. Adrenaline. Retrieved Feb. 22, 2010, from http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/adrenaline.
  3. Adrenaline. Retrieved Feb. 22, 2020, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAyvsaitKaM.
Edited by: Susan #11
Date of last edit: 2/22/10



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