Choose one question from the five listed below and answer it for your initial post.
All answers must be between 100 and 200 words, not including citations, and include a minimum of one reference to the PowerPoint presentation. Other resources are encouraged, as long as they are cited using APA format. Post this initial response by 11:55 p.m. Eastern Time on Saturday.
- Question 1: Discuss the role of the thymus gland as the trainer of the immune system and its central role in psychoneuroendoimmunology. Remember to cite your references.
- Question 2: Discuss the role of the pineal gland and why some neuroscientists consider it the “master” gland. Remember to cite your references.
- Question 3: Explore one new research paper on one aspect of psychoneuroimmunology. You may focus on one aspect of how the mind affects the body (through meditation, mindfulness practices, etc.) or how the body affects the mind or brain (through diet, exercise, etc.). The research should come from a peer-reviewed journal and be within the last 12 months. Describe the findings, and use proper citation.
- Question 4: Discuss the role that human attachment and social relationships play in our health. Cite at least one peer-reviewed research paper.