Toward a balanced view of stress-adapted cognition

Willem E. Frankenhuis, Bruce J Ellis

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Pepper & Nettle's paper exemplifies an emerging resistance against an exclusive focus on deficits in people who come from harsh environments. We extend their model by arguing for a perspective that includes not only contextually appropriate responses but also strengths - that is, enhanced mental skills and abilities. Such a well-rounded approach can be leveraged in education, jobs, and interventions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e325
JournalThe Behavioral and brain sciences
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience


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