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Ep 82: Wiring Our Children’s Brains

 

Children’s brains are built. At birth they have nearly 90 billion brain cells, and these cells makes connections which then wire together. Understanding how this happens and the role experience plays is crucial if we are to raise children who become happy, confident, resilient adults. I’ll share four facts we all need to know.

Here are the highlights:
(01:00) Neuroplasticity
(03:44) Brain stats
(08:02) Neurons that fire together, wire together
(14:00) Nature and nurture’s influence on brain development
(20:04) Pruning
(22:30) The brain’s capacity to change never stops
(26:07) A workout for your brain

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