Experiment shows why some stress is good for you

Chronic stress is known to cause major health problems, yet acute stress can be good for you. A new study by UC Berkeley professor Daniela Kaufer shows why. Stress generates new nerve cells in the brain that, two weeks later, help you learn better. Thus, unlike chronic stress, acute stress primes the brain for improved cognitive and mental performance.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-04/uoc…


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