Burns, M. (2018, January 25). Three Ways to Counter the Effects of Stress on the Brain.

With toxic stress, “fight-or-flight” hormone levels remain elevated for extended periods of time, which negatively affects the body and the brain. Students experiencing toxic or constant levels of stress have a hard time slowing down emotional responses or accessing their cognitive resources. Find out which practices help make school a haven from toxic stress and influence positive brain changes in children.

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