Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers

The Acclaimed Guide to Stress, Stress-Related Diseases, and Coping

Robert Sapolsky PhD

With a mixture of whit and cutting-edge research, Dr. Sapolsky reveals how chronic stressors can change our bodies function and create an environment of mental illness and physical disease. Unlike Zebras, we can’t switch from a state of dread, being chased by a lion, and then moments later go back into a relation state and begin to graze again.