Rachel Kapp, M.Ed., BCET, and Stephanie Pitts, M.Ed., BCET, are joined again by Dr. Ellen Braaten, the author of Bright Kids Who Couldn’t Care Less. She shares the signs of an unmotivated child and discusses “hiding failures.” Dr. Braaten highlights the importance of knowing what gives us pleasure in order to help us get motivated. She discusses the impact that processing speed has on motivation and “not caring.” She further shares her thoughts on college and how we need different paths beyond college. 


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Bright Kids Who Couldn’t Care Less


Other episodes mentioned: 

Ep 165: Re-Air: Slow Processing Speed with Dr. Ellen Braaten (Author Series)

Ep 166: How Time Perception Impacts Learners with Dr. Ellen Braaten (Author Series)

Ep 167: How Processing Speed Impacts Social Skills with Dr. Ellen Braaten (Author Series)

Ep 168: Processing Speed vs. Sluggish Cognitive Tempo with Dr. Ellen Braaten (Author Series)

Ep 252: “Bright Kids Who Couldn’t Care Less” with Dr. Ellen Braaten Part 1 (Author Series)


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