- Knowledge of brain function in decision making helps coaches successfully nurture decision making skills
- There are three general brain regions to understand – the sensory and motor cortex, the emotional brain and the frontal cortex.
- Neural networks in the sensory cortex and emotions are very important in decision making.
- Our brains can evolve to make both good and bad decisions
This article seeks to provide coaches with two main things – knowledge of how the brain works in relation to making decisions and how the brain ends up making the decisions it does? Understanding in these areas puts you in a far better place as a coach to nurture the decision making skills of kids and make successful interventions to improve an athlete’s decision making. Reading this article is a great platform for using skillforkids.com to learn even more about decision making.
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