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Teach students resiliency

Teach students resiliency and help them rewire their brains.  You can benefit too!  Richard Davidson’s exciting new book, The Emotional Life of Your Brain, is filled with strong science and interesting supporting stories.  It’s never too late to change the way we think about things, which is to say, to rewire our brain — to strengthen or change the way our neurons fire.  Davidson outline six emotional styles, supported with research showing how these are manifested in the workings of the brain.  It’s a highly accessible and inspiring book!  

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