Summary #944

Study finds that we say silly things when we’re stressed

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  • Researchers have confirmed what we all know intuitively -- that we can’t control what we say when we’re stressed.
  • Not just stressed, but generally when tasks or thoughts take too much of our brain power, we’re more likely to blurt out secrets or say dumb stuff.
  • To increase control over what we say in stressful situations, study authors recommend leading a healthier lifestyle and avoiding stress.

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