Stress Can Do This Strangely Positive Thing to You
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Ian Robertson, PhD
T. Boone Pickens Distinguished Chair Co-Leader, The BrainHealth Project
The Stress Test: How Pressure Can Make You Stronger and Smarter by Ian Robertson, PhD
How can we have the same symptoms for opposite emotions? The answer is that these symptoms are to prepare us for action. While that action can involve avoiding a threat or danger — it can equally prepare us to face a challenge.