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Now Reading Splintered by Stress: The Good and Bad of Psychological Pressure
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Psychological pressure can make you more attentive, improving your memory and ability to learn. But too much stress can have the opposite effect
A needling twinge in the torso or a tense interaction with a boss is all you need to get your nerves on edge. The bills are piling up and—of course—your spouse is on your case about them. You feel as if an extra weight is pressing down on your mind.