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Wednesday, February 06, 2013

NY Times: Why Can Some Kids Handle Pressure While Others Fall Apart?

Clutch gene? ‘“The people who perform best in normal conditions may not be the same people who perform best under stress,” Diamond says. People born with the fast-acting enzymes “actually need the stress to perform their best.’

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   1. Bote Man Posted: February 06, 2013 at 04:32 PM (#4364386)
Just go out and get some of John Madden's fast-actin tinactin. BOOM!

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