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How does stress affect the brain?

Dr. Kathleen Hall
Preventive Medicine
Dr. Amy F.T. Arnsten of Yale Medical School reported research showing that when individuals experience uncontrolled stress, an enzyme in the brain called protein kinase C activates, thus causing impairment in the short term memory and other functions in the executive decision part of the brain, the prefrontal cortex.
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