Please answer the following questions and submit them by printing them out when you finish.
- Think about an example from your own life of something that you weren’t at first good at. Then you practiced it using a good strategy and became really good at it. Write about it and explain how you improved.
- Imagine a friend who is struggling in school. This friend used to do pretty well in school but now is having a hard time and is starting to feel dumb. Write a paragraph to your friend to encourage him or her—tell them about what you just learned about the brain and why they shouldn’t be discouraged.
- How does this article affect the way you think about your abilities to learn new things? Also, describe 1 specific action you will take to apply what you have just learned about the human brain.