Teaching Children to Walk Independently!

One of the first reassurances I can give families is that Motor Milestones exist on a continuum. Each child achieves these skills at their own time, in their own way. Though we learn motor development from textbooks positing neurodevelopment theory to explain skill acquisition and motor patterning, the manifestation of this progression takes on distinct characteristics when we look at each child as a unique creation.

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Instead, before the start of the stretch of DNA coding for that gene is a short stretch called a promoter*—the “on” switch. What turns the promoter switch on? Something called a transcription factor (TF) binds to the promoter. This causes the recruitment of enzymes that transcribe the gene into RNA. Meanwhile, other transcription factors deactivate genes.

I thought of you when I read this quote from “Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst” by Robert M. Sapolsky –

“Instead, before the start of the stretch of DNA coding for that gene is a short stretch called a promoter*—the “on” switch. What turns the promoter switch on? Something called a transcription factor (TF) binds to the promoter. This causes the recruitment of enzymes that transcribe the gene into RNA. Meanwhile, other transcription factors deactivate genes.”

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This domain of epigenetics was uncovered in a landmark 2004 study by Meaney and colleagues, one of the most cited papers published in the prestigious journal Nature Neuroscience. They had shown previously that offspring of more “attentive” rat mothers (those that frequently nurse, groom, and lick their pups) become adults with lower glucocorticoid levels, less anxiety, better learning, and delayed brain aging.

I thought of you when I read this quote from “Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst” by Robert M. Sapolsky –

“This domain of epigenetics was uncovered in a landmark 2004 study by Meaney and colleagues, one of the most cited papers published in the prestigious journal Nature Neuroscience. They had shown previously that offspring of more “attentive” rat mothers (those that frequently nurse, groom, and lick their pups) become adults with lower glucocorticoid levels, less anxiety, better learning, and delayed brain aging.”

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Between CAH and AIS, the issue seems settled—prenatal testosterone plays a major role in explaining sex differences in aggression and various affiliative prosocial behaviors in humans.

“Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst” by Robert M. Sapolsky –

“Between CAH and AIS, the issue seems settled—prenatal testosterone plays a major role in explaining sex differences in aggression and various affiliative prosocial behaviors in humans.”

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Adorno in particular explored the personality traits of fascists, including extreme conformity, submission to and belief in authority, aggressiveness, and hostility toward intellectualism and introspection—traits typically rooted in childhood.

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How Inuit Parents Raise Kids Without Yelling — And Teach Them To Control Anger : Goats and Soda : NPR

And you are teaching them to be angry, says clinical psychologist and author Laura Markham. “When we yell at a child — or even threaten with something like ‘I’m starting to get angry,’ we’re training the child to yell,” says Markham. “We’re training them to yell when they get upset and that yelling solves problems.”In contrast, parents who control their own anger are helping their children learn to do the same, Markham says. “Kids learn emotional regulation from us.”

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