Episode 2: How the Brain Works, Mindfulness and Meditation Pt. 1

In this episode we discuss How the Brain Works in regards to educational neuroscience with Dr. Lori Desautels of Marian University.  If you want to better understand the reasons behind student behavior and motivation while learning how to start training student’s brains to focus this episode is for you.

In this episode we discuss How the Brain Works in regards to educational neuroscience with Dr. Lori Desautels of Marian University.  If you want to better understand the reasons behind student behavior and motivation while learning how to start training student’s brains to focus this episode is for you.

Reach out to Dr. Desautels on Twitter @Desautels_Phd

In This Episode You’ll Learn:

  • The effects of chronic stress on students brains
  • How parts of the brain cause and regulate emotional reactions
  • What is the source of most negative behavior
  • How to overcome students negative brain bias survival mechanism
  • The three step process of bringing mindfulness brain training into the classroom

 

Links and Resources Mentioned in this Episode

Unwritten, The Story of a Living System: A Pathway to Enlivening and Transforming Education

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 (Dr. Desautels Book)
Episode 2 Worksheet (complete for PGP points)Certificate of Completion (download for admin to sign)

Dr. Desautels articles on Edutopia

Dr. Desautels Curriculum and Questions for Pixar’s film “Inside Out”

The Sentis Brain Animation Series

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