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In this edition of Wilson Center NOW we speak with author Elizabeth Stanley about her latest book, Widen the Window: Training Your Brain and Body to Thrive During Stress and Recover from Trauma. Stanley discusses the science of stress and trauma and explores cultural norms that impede resilience, such as the collective tendency to disconnect stress from its consequences and override our need to recover. She also explores how recovery and resilience are skills that can be taught and learned.

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