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Summary

Hans Selye (born as Hans Hugo Bruno Selye in Vienna, Austria, died in Montreal, Quebec) was a famous Scientist from Canada, who lived between January 26, 1907 and October 16, 1982. He became 75 years old.

Biography

Hans Hugo Bruno Selye was an Austria-Hungarian descent of Canadian physicians.

He had already developed in the 1930s, the foundations of the theory of stress and the general adaptation syndrome or Selye's syndrome. He is thus described as the "father of stress research." In 1934 he emigrated to Canada.

Since the publication of his first scientific paper in which he identified 1936 "stress" and defined, Selye has more than 1,700 works and 39 books written on the subject. "I have given every language a new word - stress," says Selye in the summary of his life's work. At the time of his death (1982) his work in more than 362 000 scientific works and in countless stories, in most languages ​​and all countries were cited. He is still by far the most widely cited author on the subject.

Selye had three doctorates (MD, Ph.D., D.Sc.) and 43 honorary doctorates. He was a member of several dozen of the most prestigious medical and scientific associations. Selye has retained its international respect not only for his scientific achievements, but also by its use in converting his practical work. Two of his books, "The Stress of Life" and "Stress Without Distress" were bestsellers (the latter book even in 17 languages).

He visited the Hungarian high school in Komarno. Today the school bears and the JŠnos Selye University in Komarno his name.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 6 quotes who is written / told by Hans.

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Famous quotes by Hans Selye (6)


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"If you want to live a long life, focus on making contributions"
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"As much as we thirst for approval we dread condemnation"
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"Man should not try to avoid stress any more than he would shun food, love or exercise"
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"Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one"
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"Every stress leaves an indelible scar, and the organism pays for its survival after a stressful situation by becoming a little older"
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"Its not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it"


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