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Nurturing Your Baby’s Brain – Intergroup Institute

Science and brain scans now tell us that the first three years of life are absolutely critical years for the development in
your baby’s brain. That development starts for each baby on the day they are born. Here’s how you can help your baby reach his or her potential!

Experiences Build Brain Architecture

From Harvard University’s Center on the Developing Child, part of a three-part series titled “Three Core Concepts in Early Development”.

Child Development Core Story, Part 1: Brain Architecture

Science tells us early brain development effects the course of our later lives.

Serve & Return Interaction Shapes Brain Circuitry

From Harvard University’s Center on the Developing Child, part of a three-part series titled “Three Core Concepts in Early Development”.

First 5 California: “Brainy Birds”

Have you seen First 5 California’s latest TV commercial, “Brainy Birds?” Franco, Orson, and Melody are fun to watch – but more importantly, each of these birds flew in with an important story to share with families across California: Talk. Read. Sing. It changes everything®. Talking, reading, and singing are free and easy ways to start engaging with babies and children from day one.

How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime

Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris delivers a September, 2014 TED Talk on the implications of childhood trauma over the course of a person’s lifetime. She explains how the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain.