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The Vital Importance Of Mother-Baby Attunement (Limbic Resonance) In Early Life

  One way of describing the brain is to represent it as comprising three parts that developed at different times during our evolutionary history : The reptilian brain (this is the most primitive part of the brain): this part of the brain is involved in basic functions such as breathing and heart rate. The limbic …

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Effect Of Childhood Trauma On The Limbic System And Emotional Control

If we have suffered severe and chronic childhood trauma, there is a risk that an area of our brain called the limbic system may have incurred developmental damage which severely affects how we feel and behave as adults. What Is The Limbic System’s Normal Function? The limbic system is a region of our brain that experiences …

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More on How Trauma and Stress can Affect the Child’s Developing Brain.

Our brains developed over millions of years of evolution. Different parts of the modern human brain evolved at different periods of this enormous time span. The most primitive part of the modern brain, which evolved first, is known, rather unflatteringly, as the REPTILIAN brain. This part of our brain is ‘in charge’ of BASIC SURVIVAL …

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