The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning

The highest-level executive thinking, making connections, and “aha” moments of insight and creative innovation are more likely to occur in an atmosphere of what Alfie Kohn calls exuberant discovery, where students of all ages retain that kindergarten enthusiasm of embracing each day with the joy of learning.

Source: www.edutopia.org

While stress may be useful for learning not to touch a hot stove, it tends to inhibit the kind of learning that is most needed by students in today’s world.

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