A new study published in the latest issue of the Journal of Research on Adolescence examines coping styles from youth to young adulthood. The authors find that individuals who had coherent relationships with their parents, dealt with their problems more actively by seeking support and reflecting on possible solutions. They also became increasingly more competent [...]
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Stress activates an enzyme in the brain (protein kinase C) which interferes with short-term memory and other functions of the prefrontal cortex, located just above the eyes, in rats and monkeys.
PKC could be a factor in distractibility, impaired judgment, impulsivity and thought disorder, all of which have been tied to this brain region.