More and more athletes are bullying each other, they are cyberbullying on a team app, making their teammates lives miserable.
We have learned that children are experiencing more abusive coaching. today. In fact, 1-5 kids have stated they were abused through yelling, humiliatory, punitive methods or being sworn at and through threatening statements. This number jumps when you survey retired athletes.
Jennifer is an award-winning educator and best-selling author.
She was pulled into a crisis at a school where teachers were bullying students.
Her new book "The Bullied Brain", https://www.bulliedbrain.com/ looks at the science of what all forms of bullying and abuse does to brains.
She learned brain scans show that bullying and abuse do visible damage to the brain.
Even more important, she discovered that our brains are adept at repair and restoration