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Stress may help you learn better

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Being stressed out before an exam may actually help you remember the material better.

A new report shows hormones produced when people are stressed help store memories in the brain.

Researchers say this process is also why unpleasant memories stay with people longer than happy ones.

They add that extreme stress, on the other hand, makes learning near impossible because the hormones overload the brain.

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