The Four Threats of the Brain
From fear of the unknown to uncomfortable incongruence, the brain is a worry wart! It’s forever on the lookout for external and internal threats. And there are certain things that bother it more than others.
1:00 Lisa provides an overview of the Lessons from the Playroom series
2:40 What is the brain searching for?
3:05 The importance of the amygdala in assessing threats
4:10 How does the brain perceive sensory data?
4:49 The first threat of the brain
6:10 The second threat of the brain
7:30 Why is making the unknown known so vital?
8:50 The brain can’t tell the difference between real and imagined
10:20 The third threat of the brain
11:45 Why do people go on high alert when things don’t add up?
12:00 How important are patterns to the brain?
12:30 What is the importance of congruence in the playroom?
13:05 Authenticity with children – why does it matter?
14:30 How do we avoid compassion fatigue?
15:53 The fourth threat of the brain
16:50 What is the danger of betraying your authentic self?
18:45 There is no script in the playroom
19:05 Giving yourself permission to trust yourself
19:25 Lisa reviews the four threats