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Crum et al., 2013: Teaching about the positive effects of stress reduced anxiety and improved work-related skills among financial service employees days later

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Crum, A. J., Salovey, P., & Achor, S. (2013). Rethinking stress: The role of mindsets in determining the stress response. Journal of personality and social psychology, 104(4), 716.
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Employees of a major financial services company who learned that stress can promote functioning and performance reported reduced symptoms of anxiety (headaches, insomnia) and greater improvement in “hard” and “soft” work skills (e.g., efficiency, communication) several days later.

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Walton & Wilson, 2018