Section I: How Early Life Matters

From SEEKING to PLAY — The Primary Process Emotional Systems of the Mammalian Brain

Chapter by Jaak Panksepp

The Effects of Early Experience on Brain Structure and Functioning

Chapter by Michael Meaney
Chapter by Martin Teicher

Emotion Development in Infancy

Chapter by Allan Schore

Social Bonding in Early Life

Chapter by Stephen Porges
Chapter by Steve Suomi

Development of Empathy and the Social Brain

Chapter by Eric E. Nelson

Movement, Play and Multi-Age Playmates

Chapter by Anthony Pellegrini
Chapter by Joseph Flanders

Invited commentators on Section I: How Early Life Matters

Jerome Kagan
Michael Lamb
Bruce Perry
Colwyn Trevarthen