Or can’t seem to think straight?
It’s because when we are in highly stressful situations, the flooding of stress hormones in our brain causes brain freeze.
Stress hormone, Norepinephrine is a neurotransmitter that is secreted in response to stress.
You know they are present when you feel the following:
A high level of norepinephrine flooding particularly the Anterior Cingulate Cortex – causes indecision, lost of strategy – freezing of our the logical brain. When this happens, it allows emotions the opportunity to run rampant and take control.
Be vigilant of emotions when stress is high!