Areas of the Brain
Healthy Perspectives on Emotions
Thought, Emotion, Behavior, or Event
Self-Regulation
How our emotions help us
100

The emotional area of the brain.

What is the limbic system.

100

Emotions are neither good nor ____.

What is bad. They simply exist

100

You spill your grape juice all over your white shirt

What is Event

100

When we lose control of our emotions.

What is called "Flipping you lid"

100

Other than talking, how do we communicate our emotions?

What is, through our body language. Voice tone, volume, posture and gestures.

200

The logical, thinking area of the brain.

What is the neocortex .

200

Emotions never last ___.

What is forever! Your emotions will eventually change.

200

You scream at your friend because they are bothering you

What is Behavior

200

Being angry, crying, or running away means you are what?

What is being dysregulated.

200

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300

Area of the brain responsible for a Fight, Flight, or Freeze reaction.

What is the reptilian area of the brain.

300

You do not have to act on these.

What are strong or big emotions. 

300

Your feeling very excited because it is almost winter break

What is emotion

300

A calming strategy you can do while in class.

What is taking deep breaths. 

300

Doing something over and over in response to an emotion does this in our brain.

What is building a pathway.

400

Our emotions need to be regulated to allow learning to happen in this part of our brain .

What is the neocortex,

400

Being able to understand our emotions and develop coping skills helps our thinking brain and emotional brain to what?

What is work together.

400

"When will this day be over?"

What is a Thought

400

Give three examples of strategies you can use to cope with big emotions.

ex: deep breaths, go for a walk, listen to music.

400

Too much screen time decreases the brightness of these.

What is a neuron.

500

What can sneak up on us when we feel tired, sick, scared or hungry? 

What are our emotions.

500

There is a difference between experiencing an emotion and ___.

What is acting upon it. 

500

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You're welcome:)

500

After using coping skills to regulate from big emotions, we are in our healthy_________?

What is a baseline? 

500

Where in our body do we get clues to how we are feeling?

What is our heart, breath, muscles, and mind.

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