Not a MyNAP member yet? Register for a free account to start saving and receiving special member only perks. Tara L. From the womb to the grave, the social world has a profound influence on individual health and well-being. As social animals, human bodies likely evolved to perceive and respond to social stimuli in ways that promote survival and adaptation. Thus, human physiology is attuned to characteristics of our social environment and interactions with others, and social behavior is likewise underpinned by complex biological processes. Social scientists have long been interested in identifying such biosocial dynamics and the roles these processes play in healthy or unhealthy patterns of aging across the life course. The objective of this chapter is to provide a brief overview of the current state of the study of biosocial processes in healthy aging.
Contributors to the volume represent a wide range of disciplines, and their work advances the biosocial perspective along many of the lines described above. Socioeconomic status and hemodynamic recovery from mental stress. Central role of the brain in stress and adaptation: Links to socioeconomic status, health, and disease. A new generation of biosocial research is poised to bridge the gap between community- and clinic-based approaches to understanding the dynamic interplay of biology and social context across the life course. Patient Educ Couns. Poulton, R. Journal of Political Economy, 4, — Can we disentangle life course processes of accumulation, critical period and social mobility? Berkman, L.
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