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Post-traumatic stress syndrome

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Why do some troubling memories continue to haunt while others can be repressed?

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Mildly stressful situations can affect our perceptions in the same way as life-threatening ones

Jennifer Resnik and Dr. Rony Paz. Differences in perception

A raised threshold for distinguishing similar stimuli may contribute to post-traumatic stress

 a lion. Survival in the face of adversity
A trick of the mind that once helped us survive in the jungle may now contribute to post-traumatic stress syndrome.
Prof. Yadin Dudai

Prof. Yadin Dudai: "Our research could contribute to a better understanding of human behavior. It might aid in the...