• Sensory Deprivation & The Developing Brain

    Sensory Deprivation & The Developing Brain - One of the best overviews of the collected works and research of James W. Prescott, PhD. There are two fundamental issues. One is the issue of the bonded and unbonded child. The other is full gender equality. Until women are able to control their own body, and not just reproduction but the whole spectrum of her sexuality, it will be very difficult to achieve the first step which is the bonded child. Just look at all the violence against women, the rapes, domestic violence, battered women, it's epidemic, as is child abuse and neglect. So, we have to trace the roots of what produces the violent male?

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  • Culture Shapes The Developing Brain

    Culture Shapes the Developing Brain - This is our first in-depth interview with James W. Prescott, PhD. Jim takes us on a detailed overview of the origins of love and violence, and how these two different life paths are seeded in the earliest months of life. Here Jim describes the various research projects that spanned over fifteen years at the National Institute of Health and Human Development (NIHD).

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  • Social and Moral Consequences

    Social and Moral Consequences

    Our last video interview with James W. Prescott, PhD., explores the inevitable consequences of the brain behavior research Jim and his colleagues perused nearly fifty years ago. What we call normal bonding is not sweet sentiment or some romantic notion. It is fundamental biology. Deprive the newly emerging brain of specific sensory experiences found in historically normal mothering and that brain will develop abnormally. As these abnormalities become the norm the external culture will express these pathologies in every aspect of our personal and social lives. In his first book, Joseph Chilton Pearce called this the Time Bomb in the Nursery.

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  • Brain Integration and Happiness

    Brain Integration and Happiness - James W. Prescott, PhD, shared his unique research perspective at an invitational symposium, the Intelligence of Play sponsored by Touch the Future. You will find this twenty minute presentation one of the best summaries of the roll sensory experiences or its absence play in early brain development. This program features highlights from the Time Live documentary Rock A Bye Baby.

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