Why Reducing Stress Can Unlock Your Brain’s Potential

This chapter describes the effects of stress on your brain and how to reverse the negative effects of chronic stress on your intelligence, mental resilience, creativity and cognitive performance.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn the difference between intermittent stress and chronic stress
  • Understand how stress affects specific brain regions
  • Realize the necessity of the fight-or-flight response, but how it can be harmful to your intelligence