Emotions and Thinking

When this topic first came up, I thought immediately it would be all about how to handle emotional students, but instead we delved in to how emotions play a role in not only how you learn, but how you think. For people recovering from addiction in a Recovery House – which is where I teach – learning about how they think and how this shapes their habits is what they spend a significant part of their time at, which leads to some very insightful comments around the coffee table. I found myself fascinated by the topic and eager to learn more. Here is an interesting resource about the topic.

OF DISPOSITIONS, ATTITUDES, AND HABITS:EXPLORING HOW EMOTIONS SHAPE OUR THINKING by Ron Ritchhart

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