In my newest book, The 8 Keys to End Bullying ACTIVITY BOOK for Kids & Tweens, I include activities that bring the basics of neuroscience to a young person’s level.  My goal is to help kids understand how really close to the truth it is when they say, “My brain made me do it!”

 

Read on to hear about a real-life encounter I had this past year with one of my students, where I was able to effectively teach her about her brain and help her understand the importance of using specific strategies for calming down during stressful situations, so that she could always let her “logical” brain be in charge, instead of having her “emotional” brain take over.

 

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/passive-aggressive-diaries/201603/my-brain-made-me-do-it-neuroscience-kids-who-need-it

 

brain image for JKP book

 

 

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