OCCYSHN Coffee Time Consultations . December 10, 2013 . Social Emotional Development:. Nurturing Brain, Mind, Child, and Relationship for Lifelong Health Sherri L. Alderman, MD, MPH, IMH-E, FAAP Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician.
1. Name one fundamental social emotional developmental skill characteristic of typical early childhood development
2. Name one intermediate step linking brain architecture to learning in the Emotional Regulation Theoretical Model.
Hormonal regulation, temperament, circumstances, and experiences determine which pathway
Cortisol impedes hippocampal functioning, blocks explicit memory processing, and inhibits hippocampal-medial PFC neural connections
Catecholamines increase implicit encoding of fear by the amygdala, enhances implicit memory processing (bodily sensation, emotion), & amygdala hypertrophy
SE & Cog Development
Adverse Childhood Experience
Use of another’s perception of a particular situation when developing one’s own understanding of the situation
“The more mature adult brain’s state of mind will tend to recruit similar processes in the child.” (Siegel 1999)
Coordinating attention to an event or object with another individual, sharing interest and social engagement, and showing an understanding that the partner is sharing the same focus
For Optimal Health and Development