Program: This Emotional Life
Episode: Shopping for stress
Peter Whybrow, Director of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, comments on the effects of our consumer lifestyle. Saying that (People) have been told somehow that if they gather material goods, they will feel better in the process of gathering these goods they've stressed themselves to the point where they're extraordinarily anxious, depressed.
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Premiere Date: 08/18/2009
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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