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The Science Behind CalmConnect™

CalmConnect™ calms the nervous system and helps you get ready to learn and connect. There are many interventions that use music or movement to change behavior. CalmConnect™ is a patented, sensorimotor program that uses music, rhythmicity, patterns, repetition,...

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. When...

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 research. They developed an...

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 millions of neurons that...

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 also lights up in...