Effects of Stress

This entry is part 5 of 17 in the series Best Practices in Brain Training

In modern society, people have to cope with an increasing amount of personal, family and employment demands. As a result, stress has become a fact of life. Although a high stress level can be debilitating as it narrows the focus, a mild stress level can be useful for learning as it keeps the brain alert, promotes neuroplasticity and neurogenesis, and the brain needs some stress in order to remember important events and situations.

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