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Dates contain vitamin B6 that has been shown to enhance the performance of the brain by helping the body make serotonin and norepinephrine. Serotonin, in turn, regulates mood and norepinephrine helps your body deal with stress.
Conversely, research has shown that low levels of vitamin B6 are linked to depression.
So, when your brain is obvious from stress, and during a good mood, then it’s sharp and prepared to find out and retain information.