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The Child is the Father of the Man, The Child is the Mother of Culture, The Child is the Future of Humanity

Thursday, 23 October 2008 13:11

A baby's developing body and brain mirror and reflect, lifelong, the emotional-sensory environment provided by its first primary relationship, that is with its mother. The Origins of Love & Violence (please see below) take root in this first, primary sensory environment. What we call "affectional bonding" or nurturing, or its absence-- very early in life--structures the developing brain to interpret the world and its relationships as peaceful, pleasurable and loving or hostile, painful and violent depending on trust or anxiety experienced in this first relationship.

Touch the Future: Bonding and Violence

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By James W. Prescott, Ph.D. Institute of Humanistic Science