It’s an interesting fact that the Overcoming ADHD Without Medication is available online and in bookstores. It uches on problems pertaining to autism as well. Mental health professionals can also benefit from insight into sides of children’s mental health that and identical professional sources, an extended bibliography and index. I attended a conference called the Brain Institute in Albuquerque.
Baird was the keynote speakers.
Abigail Baird Ph.
Vassar College where she is Assistant Professor and Director of the Laboratory for Adolescent Studies in the Department of Psychology.
Dr. Generally, I’ve condensed her information so that So it’s enjoyable and understandable. Although, really is fascinating if you will follow along, with that said, this will be a bit complex. Here we go. Eventually, we will look at a brief overview of a few areas of the brain behavior. Amygdala ~ The brain’s burglar alarm. That said, this part of the brain orchestrates behavior problem solving, Just like a music Conductor orchestrates the tempo, slow, soft, loud, who comes in when. So, frontal Cortex ~ The Conductor This part of the brain is located at the top, front of our skull and is responsible for orchestrating behavior and problem solving.
Insula ~ Is deep inside the brain and is responsible for one trial learning.
Another example is if you stole something as a child and were incapacitated by guilt until you confessed.
You will have a visceral, gut, sometimes guilt feeling. Here’s where it gets fun. Even day you can feel that sick feeling. Notice, baird conducted very straightforward study using adults in one group and teens in another test group. Now let me ask you something. Is this a great idea or is this a bad idea?
You’ve avoided that specific food, manner of cooking or restaurant for quite a bit of your life, Therefore if you’ve ever had bad food poisoning even thinking about the event can make you feel sick and chances are good.
I know that the insula’s message is You’ll never do that again! Usually, she had the examiners ask one simple question after nearly any example. That’s this place of the brain that will retain sense, gut memories of food poisoning for instance. Basically, we have the results. Lots of info can be found easily on the web. You have the idea of the line of questioning.
Adults answered without hesitation that it was a bad idea on all questions regarding danger.
Teens, however, had a significant delay in answering that it was a bad idea on the questions that offered danger.
It can make the difference in real lifetime between dead and alive, even when it was only a matter of seconds. Then, additionally, brain scans showed that the teen’s brains showed uncoordinated frontal lobe activity and friend asked my client to simply sell the bag full of pills to the students on a list that he provided.
I assumed from a spiritual standpoint we all had that intuition or gut feeling of things. In one of my counseling sessions a 17 year old teen I’ll call Matt had a friend who brought a baggie of drugs to school. No, not really. Besides, I just figured that my friend knew these people and it was no big deal, Matt replied. While feeling that this going to be a mistake, in family counseling I asked if he had any warning signs, gut reaction. Known while feeling this was wrong, I inquired in as many directions as I could for about 5 minutes about any internal warning signs, thought of consequences. Matt still didn’t think it was a big deal and mainly felt bad since he couldn’t go back to his school. I asked if he thought about being caught. Of course no, I didn’t think I’d be caught. I reassured them that the frontal lobe orchestration would mature, since I know a few things about brain development.