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I have been intrigued lately with information that I have found concerning children and play and Vitamin D. I read an article at getpocket.com called the play deficiency. The man who wrote the article is a environmental psychologist. He likes to study children and the affects of play. He makes a strong case for children and adolescents to have a great deal of time to work things out with play, without adult interference. They learn social skills and the areas that interest them through learning on their own. He interviewed people that had went through this process and found that they loved the work that they do.
I also watched Christopher Robin on Netflix. This is another way of looking at play from an adult standpoint and how it is important to have the down time so that creativity can flourish. I found it enjoyable.
I just found an article about Vitamin D deficiency and how it relates to mental health. The researchers from the University of Michigan studied children between the ages of 5 to 12. They used interviews and blood tests of 3,202 children. They went back and worked with the children 6 years later. They found that the children that had more aggressive behaviors as well as anxious and depressive conditions had a lack of Vitamin D. This leads to the thought that getting outside and in the sunshine is important.
LENS helps with the brains ability to function at a better level. If you include getting outside and playing on the list then we could see a good result.
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Hello, my name is Dana Lee Collins M.A.,L.P.C. I am a psychotherapist that has been trained in the art of neurofeedback. This science helps to heal the brain of trauma. I am dedicated to helping people heal.