Archive for disorganized attachment

Two Thoughts on Autism Spectrum Disorders: ADHD Is Low in France & It’s Not All About Genetics

I recently ran across two articles that deal with autism spectrum disorders. Here they are: 3 Things We Can Learn From French Parents—Whose Kids Rarely Have ADHD | PJ Media. by Brianna Sharbaugh Autism is not just a disorder of the brain, mouse study suggests ScienceDaily June 9th, 2016 The first article on ADHD (attention […]

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Quick Look: Secure Attachment Continues to Fall … For Some But Not All

I recently finished reading Robert Putnam’s new book entitled Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis. Back in 2000, Putnam released his now classic book entitled Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community. In many ways, Our Kids updates us on what has happened in the fifteen years since the release of Bowling […]

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FHL Foundation Makes Fall 2010 Grants

The following grants were approved by the board of the FHL Foundation at their annual meeting, October 7th, 2010: Albuquerque Academy—$6,125 in support of their experiential education program Cambridge Health Alliance—$25,000 in support of a fMRI study to look at the neurobiological underpinnings of disorganized attachment (Dr. Karlen Lyons-Ruth—lead investigator) Now I Lay Me Down […]

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Update—Full Application from Dr. Lyons-Ruth at Cambridge Health Alliance

Back on June 21st, 2010, we reported on an LOI (letter of intent) from Karlen Lyons-Ruth, an attachment researcher working at the Cambridge Health Alliance. As a result of Dr. Lyons-Ruth’s LOI, the Foundation invited a Full Application. With Dr. Lyons-Ruth’s permission, we are reproducing two sections from the Full Application that was submitted. We found […]

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Amy G Dala—Rapper or Brain Center?

If you picked “rapper” you’re probably wrong. Amygdala is actually the name for a brain center, but Amy G Dala would be a great name for a rapper. Amy G—the brain center— “is the primary neural structure controlling fearful arousal,” so says Karlen Lyons-Ruth, an attachment researcher working at the Cambridge Health Alliance.

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