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Allostasis: Quiz


Question 1: Allostasis is the process of achieving stability, or ________, through physiological or behavioral change.
CyberneticsHomeostasisComputational neuroscienceClaude Bernard

Question 2: The difference between allostasis and homeostasis is popularized by ________'s book Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers:
EndocrinologyNeurologyNeuroendocrinologyRobert Sapolsky

Question 3: In all cases, secretion of glucocorticosteroids and activity of other mediators of allostasis such as the autonomic nervous system, CNS ________, and inflammatory cytokines wax and wane with allostatic load.

Question 4: They normalize the ________ (HPA axis).
HypothalamusHypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axisAdrenal glandEndocrine system

Question 5: The use of ________ can help reduce allostatic load.
HerbalismAdaptogenGinsengTraditional Chinese medicine


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