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How do emotions play a role in a child's learning?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
One of the emotional centers of our brain, the amygdala, helps children learn by forming emotional attachments to information they process -- whether good, bad, scary, or silly. That’s an important lesson for all parents: If you want to teach your child and maintain his interest, you need to tickle the learning centers of his brain.
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