In this episode we talk about the impact of bullying on the brain and the need to raise awareness about brain science. Jen emphasises the importance of understanding how bullying affects the brain and how it can lead to mental and physical health problems.
We discuss the need to educate parents, teachers and individuals, in various settings, about the harmful effects of bullying on brain development.
We also highlight the concept of neuroplasticity which offers hope for repairing and strengthening the brain after experiencing bullying.
Jen emphasises the role of empathy and the damage and effects of bullying on our empathy neural networks, and stresses the need for adults to take responsibility for addressing bullying, and teaching children about its consequences.
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