There is much scientific research to support the neurobiological benefits of interacting with animals. The prefrontal cortex (PFC) is the part of the brain responsible for many of our higher cognitive processes and, as has been theorised, youth with trauma backgrounds are in need of developing these areas. Many studies indicate that animals induce a state of relaxation. Friedmann, Katcher, Lynch, and Thomas (1980) were the first to publish scientific evidence for the value of animal guardianship, claiming that having a companion animal was directly related to heart health and longevity. From this groundbreaking study much research ensued, and an important finding was that animals can induce a state of relaxation for humans the moment they attract and hold our attention. If being in the presence of animals provides a physiological calming effect and interacting with animals creates increased activity in the PFC, then there is good evidence to support that including animals in the therapeutic process of helping children and youth with trauma backgrounds has significant benefits.
We could hear the sounds of the roaring V8 engines from our hotel, the kids were buzzing with excitement. Supercars had set up a kid zone where full of fun activities and entertainment for the kids to enjoy. The two biggest hits for our kids were the super trucks and hot wheels activation. Congratulations Supercars for an amazing Event.
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