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Qu’est-ce Que L’Épigénétique? Et en Quoi Est-Elle Liée Au Développement De L’Enfant?

New scientific research shows that environmental influences can actually affect whether and how genes are expressed. In fact, scientists have discovered that early experiences can determine how genes are turned on and off and even whether some are expressed at all. Thus, the old ideas that genes are “set in stone” or that they alone […]

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Qu’est-ce Que Les ENE? Et en Quoi Sont-Ils Liés Au Stress Toxique?

In this infographic, here in French, learn more about Adverse Childhood Experiences, or ACEs, and how they relate to toxic stress and child development.

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Fonction Exécutive Guide d’Activités

Executive function and self-regulation (EF/SR) skills provide critical supports for learning and development, and while we aren’t born with these skills, we are born with the potential to develop them through interactions and practice. This 16-page guide (available for download, below), describes a variety of activities and games that represent age-appropriate ways for adults to […]

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InBrief: Fonction Exécutive

Being able to focus, hold, and work with information in mind, filter distractions, and switch gears is like having an air traffic control system at a busy airport to manage the arrivals and departures of dozens of planes on multiple runways. In the brain, this air traffic control mechanism is called executive functioning, a group […]

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