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Your Brain on Dopamine - Student Overview
Transcript of Your Brain on Dopamine - Student Overview
and the most powerful...
Lower, Reactive Brain is in Control:
Making Correct Predictions
Weak connections (short-term memory) exist temporarily while the brain manipulates it
Strong connections (long-term memory) develop through repetition, patterns and extensive connections
Causes of Stress in School...
Oral Presentation Anxiety
Physical, Clothing, Language Differences
No Personal Relevance
Frustration Due to Previous Failure
Sustained or Frequent Boredom
Reactive brain creates its
own novelty when bored
Reticular Activation System
The Brain's Gateway
What is my Brain Doing at School?
Sensory input comes through
the brain stem
Dopamine is needed to strengthen neuron connections which is essential for:
Curve of Forgetting
Review, Review, Review
Dendrite growth is stimulated when the brain is at rest during the longest periods of uninterrupted deep sleep.
When sleep increases from six to eight hours, memory and alertness increase up to 25 percent.
Cs, Ds, and Fs
25 fewer minutes of sleep
Went to bed 40 minutes later
Freeze (Zone Out)