Watch the video (above) of Sage Lewis discussing an amygdala hijack. This will be discussed during the first night of class.


"Life at the Bar" pdf Document

Using Our Brain to Stay Cool Under Pressure

Sleep Deprivation and the Amygdala

Retrain Your Brain

Effects of Noise on Young Children



Try to remember a situation in the past that caused an amygdala hijack within you.

What situations make you vulnerable to hijacks?

What are some triggers that might cause a hijack within you?

What escalates your anger?

What did you do to avoid the trigger/situation that caused the hijack?

Did you use metacognition/reappraisal to avoid future outbursts?