Do boys and girls respond differently to stress?

There is a sweet spot for stress. Studies show that chronic stress, especially in childhood, can change the brain. But acute stress can enhance performance. Males and females respond differently to stress.

*Males :"fight-or-flight" in men (PFC)

*Females: "tend-and-befriend" (Limbic/emotional brain)

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