Decision Making Objectives Demostrate decisionmaking skills Explain why

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Decision Making

Decision Making

Objectives: • Demostrate decision-making skills • Explain why teenagers make different decisions than adults

Objectives: • Demostrate decision-making skills • Explain why teenagers make different decisions than adults • Identify that the decisions students make today can/will affect you in the future.

Decision Making • Steps that enable you to make healthful decisions

Decision Making • Steps that enable you to make healthful decisions

Three types of decisions No Decision • Letting others decide what you will do.

Three types of decisions No Decision • Letting others decide what you will do.

Three types of decisions Snap Decision • A quick choice you make with no

Three types of decisions Snap Decision • A quick choice you make with no consideration of the result.

Three types of decisions Responsible Decision Considering others (Not only me) and your future

Three types of decisions Responsible Decision Considering others (Not only me) and your future (Not only now) when you make a decision.

How the brain works

How the brain works

Brain Prefrontal cortex Controls thinking and sizing up risk and rewards Controls emotional responses

Brain Prefrontal cortex Controls thinking and sizing up risk and rewards Controls emotional responses

Neuron

Neuron

Neurotransmitter Chemicals that transmit signals from 1 neuron to another

Neurotransmitter Chemicals that transmit signals from 1 neuron to another

The DECIDE Process efine the problem. What decision needs to be made?

The DECIDE Process efine the problem. What decision needs to be made?

The DECIDE Process xplore the alternatives. What are the possible choices you could make

The DECIDE Process xplore the alternatives. What are the possible choices you could make for solving your problem?

The DECIDE Process onsider the consequences. Consider what probably would happen, not what you

The DECIDE Process onsider the consequences. Consider what probably would happen, not what you hope would happen.

The DECIDE Process dentify your values. Identify those choices that are a good match

The DECIDE Process dentify your values. Identify those choices that are a good match for your values.

The DECIDE Process ecide and act. Use everything you know at this point to

The DECIDE Process ecide and act. Use everything you know at this point to make a responsible decision

The DECIDE Process valuate the results. Sometime after you have put your decision into

The DECIDE Process valuate the results. Sometime after you have put your decision into effect, take some time to review it.

Decision Making Is the decision: Safe Legal Acceptable Respectful

Decision Making Is the decision: Safe Legal Acceptable Respectful