The Science Of Parental Presence

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Heard On The Morning Show
Kids playing at preschool
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There’s no manual when it comes to parenting. But research shows that the development of a child’s brain can be shaped by a parent who consistently shows up for them. We talk with the author of a new book about this, who explains how these actions make a child feel safe, seen, soothed and secure.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Dr. Daniel Siegel Guest

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