To build your child’s intrinsic motivation this week, have a conversation with them! Talk to them about how our brains are like a muscle.

If we go to the gym to get bigger biceps, but never lift weight that makes us uncomfortable, it’s unlikely that we will build any muscle tissue by doing that activity.

It’s when we start to feel some discomfort that we know the activity has done enough stress to our muscles that it will result in strengthening.

We can build our brains very much the same way! Learn more in today’s video tip with Dr. Jen.