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Positive Minds Wire Our Brains for Tough Times


The findings may provide some clues about the biological systems involved in resilience to stress, as well as risk for psychological problems such as depression and addiction.

By Meg Dennison & Murat Yücel

Positive feelings are linked to brain development in teenagers, giving neuroscientists insights into why people differ in their resilience to stress and other mental health conditions later in life.

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