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BrainWise Graduate 19 Years Later

April, 1999 - Columbine High School: 13 Murders and 21 Injuries No one could have predicted that the unthinkable violence that happened at Columbine High School would be repeated with increasing frequency over the last 19 years. Today, school lock-downs...

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Cascading as a Teaching Method

Teens as BrainWise Mentors for Elementary School Students A successful way to boost students' retention of the 10 Wise Ways, and a win-win situation for everyone involved, is for high school students to lead elementary school students in BrainWise-infused games...

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Exit the Emotions Elevator: Focus on Happiness

Stanford neuroscientist Dr. Robert Sapolsky is an expert on behaviors, and his research explains what happens to our bodies when they are under stress. The brain interprets any perceived stressful event as a threat, and produces glucocorticoids - hormones that trigger...

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