All tagged brain science

How We Sabotage Ourselves

Learn about the amygdala and how it hijacks our brains. Our amygdalas are trying to keep us safe, but they often overreact to challenges in our world. This is especially true at school. Knowing how the amygdala works helps us overcome the challenges it presents. Read more about the amygdala and how to deal with it in this blog post.

Take Control Back From Your Amygdala

Does it ever seem like your students are out of control? They might be! Our amygdalas are a tiny part of our brains designed to keep up safe in dangerous situations. Unfortunately, the amygdala has a hard time identifying threats in our modern society. This blog post explains what is going on inside our heads and gives us ways that we can take control back from our amygdalas.