As I was walking in the hall of our elementary school at Lakeside, I overheard some 5th and 6th graders boisterously working through their recent assignment. Typically, at Lakeside we teach students with a variety of needs, and each student has a different perspective on his work. Some loudly talk about it. Some oppose it. Some quietly suffer through […]
In my recent posts, I have been reviewing some of the neurological research on the impact of brain states. I have referenced the work of Bruce Perry and the Child Trauma Academy as my resource. Specifically, we have been discussing some of the changes that occur in the brain when children are in a variety of brain states.
Have you ever been in a situation where you were so afraid that you felt your heart race, and even in the aftermath, could focus only on little else than what just happened? How does that incident affect your sense of time?