Stress and cognitive function

@article{McEwen1995StressAC,
  title={Stress and cognitive function},
  author={Bruce S. McEwen and Robert Morris Sapolsky},
  journal={Current Opinion in Neurobiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={5},
  pages={205-216}
}
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Certain components of the physiological response to stress elicited by learning situations are proposed to form an integral aspect of the neurobiological mechanism underlying memory formation.
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