Shanker Talks Webinar

Reframing Bullying

Webinar 5: The Neurobiology of the PLAY and LUST Circuits in Bullying Dynamics

October 19, 10:00 AM
Join us for an engaging webinar as Stuart Shanker continues our series, "Reframing Bullying." Explore the scientific underpinnings of the midbrain PLAY and LUST PECs in bullying dynamics. Discover the neurobiological underpinnings of PLAY and its impact on pleasure and pain regulation. Explore the complexities of LUST, dominance, and resource accessibility, and their connection to bullying behaviour. Gain insights into the interplay between LUST and RAGE when desires are frustrated. Discover how understanding these scientific aspects opens doors to transformative strategies. Don't miss this engaging webinar where science meets empathy, offering new perspectives on addressing bullying.

This webinar will happen LIVE on October 19, 2023 with on-demand access following.
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Rescheduled to August, 2022


This is Webinar 5 of an 8 part webinar series; Reframing Bullying. To learn about the whole series AND SAVE, visit.

Reframing Bullying Webinar Schedule: 
Webinar 1: CARE Begets CARE; Lack of CARE Begets Bullying - August 25, 2023
Webinar 2: The Yin-Yang of Self-Regulation - September 8, 2023
Webinar 3:The Roots Aggression - September 22, 2023
Webinar 4: The Bullying Cycle - October 6, 2023
Webinar 5: The Neurobiology of the PLAY and LUST Circuits in Bullying Dynamics - October 19, 2023
Webinar 6: The Missing Piece - November 3, 2023
Webinar 7: The Not-So-Hidden Epidemic - November 16, 2023
Webinar 8: Reframing Bullying - No Such Thing as a Bad Kid - December 1, 2023

Each webinar will be live and recorded:
•  One hour webinar will include a 40 minute talk from Stuart Shanker and a brief Q & A period facilitated by Susan Hopkins.
•  Each webinar in the 8-part series will be linked together with a resource for participants to track their learning and the interconnections between each webinar. 
•  Participants can join us live or watch the recorded versions of the webinar through TMC”s Learning Hub. 

Meet the Presenters: Read more about Dr. Shanker and Dr. Hopkins here 

Access to recorded webinar: Your purchase gives you access to the live webinar session on November 25th and a recording of the webinar will be made available for 1 month after the live event.

Refunds: Refund requests can be directed to: 

Terms Of Use: Please see TMC's Terms of Use here 

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to


Stuart Shanker

Founder & Visionary, The MEHRIT Centre & Self-Reg Global

Susan Hopkins

Executive Director, The MEHRIT Centre
CEO, Self-Reg Global
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