I wished I had learnt how my brain worked when I was at school…
If the brain is so incredibly sophisticated and powerful, then why can it let us down when we need it the most?
Now imagine: It’s exam day… you’ve done all the revisions and prepared really well, but you feel stressed.
This is what happens:
- Your brain receives a stimulus (the exam is here).
- The exam is perceived as a ‘threat’.
- You get sweaty palms, your heart pounds
- You are struggling to remember the answers you knew so well
- You feel panicked
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