Ep. 33: The Link Between “Lived Life” Experiences and Health

Can it be physically damaging to be African American? Assistant Professor Jay Pearson says there’s chromosomal evidence that our bodies react to a combination of ethnicity stress and socioeconomic status. There are important resources associated with those identities that can enhance health, but there are also important risks associated with those identities that can compromise health.

Pearson talks with Sanford’s Dean, Kelly Brownell.

Music: Impromptu in Blue by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license.