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Self-Regulation

Self-Regulation

For many people, self-regulation is something you never think about, or even hear about, until you have a child – and then it seems like you think about nothing else.  At least that was my experience twenty-five years ago when my daughter was born...

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From Me to We

From Me to We

It's more fun to play when we're on the same team Positive, safe social connections develop through shared synchronicity that comes from facial expressions, eye contact, attunement, activating mirror neurons, and moving rhythmically with others....

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Audiovisual Synchrony

Audiovisual Synchrony

People on the autism spectrum live in a synchronized world. When Ami Klin, Ph.D. was the director of Yale’s Child Study Center Autism Program, he and Warren Jones, a CSC neuroscientist, pioneered the use of eye-tracking technology in autism...

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Mirror Neurons

Mirror Neurons

Giacomo Rizzolatti is a neurophysiologist at the University of Parma in Italy. In 1995 he was leading a team of researchers as they mapped the activity of the F5 area of the brain in macaque monkeys. F5 is in the premotor cortex and contains...

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Affiliation Equals Safety

Affiliation Equals Safety

The dorsal anterior cingulate cortex (dACC) is a small strip of the brain located deep within the frontal cortex and is part of the complex alarm system that was known primarily for picking up the distress of physical pain. Surprisingly, the dACC...

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