Let me recap two hours of lecture for you:
Childhood Trauma damages parts of the brain. All of these parts of the brain factor, in some level, into decision making. These traumatic events shape the brain so it can survive in a malevolent world.
So much good science in one room, it makes my visual cortex ache.
Dude, if you need a recap of trauma and related neuroscience, say around March, I can hook you up.