2010 Symposium Presentations

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10

SPEAKER: Jaak Panksepp, Washington State University
SLIDES: Social Emotion Systems of Mammalian Brains and Vicissitude of Early Social Bonds: The Transformation of Social Delight to Grief, Depression and Despair
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SPEAKER: James Prescott, Institute of Humanistic Science (formerly of NICHD)

SLIDES: Developmental Biobehavioral Sciences and Moral Behavior
IMAGES: Developmental Biobehavioral Sciences and Moral Behavior
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SPEAKER: Allan Schore, UCLA
SLIDES: Bowlby’s ‘Environment of evolutionary adaptedness’: Recent studies on the interpersonal neurobiology of attachment and emotional development
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TOPIC: Welcome and Opening Remarks
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 11

Session Two

SPEAKER: Stephen J. Suomi, NIH
SLIDES: Social Bonding in Early Development in Primates
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SPEAKER: S. W. Porges, University of Illinois-Chicago
SLIDES: The Early Development of the Autonomic Nervous System Provides a Neural Platform for Social Behavior: A Polyvagal Perspective
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SPEAKER: C. S. Carter, University of Illinois-Chicago
SLIDES: Oxytocin and Early Experience
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SPEAKER: Alison Fleming, University of Toronto
SLIDES: Dopamine: Another Magic Bullet in the Regulation of Caregiver Responsivity?
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Session Three

SPEAKER: Wenda R. Trevathan, New Mexico State University
SLIDES: Birth and the First Postnatal Hour
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SPEAKER: Pranee Liamputtong, La Trobe University, Victoria 3086 Australia (with co-authors Zaharah Sulaiman and Lisa Amir, not attending)
SLIDES: Infant Feeding Practices: Rates, Risks of Not Breastfeeding & Factors Influencing Breastfeeding
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SPEAKER: Helen Ball, Durham University (with Dr. Charlotte Russell)
SLIDES: Night-time Nurturing: An Evolutionary Perspective on Breastfeeding and Sleep
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SPEAKER: Colwyn Trevarthen, University of Edinburgh
SLIDES: Part I: Ready to Share Experience From Birth
SLIDES: Part II: Ready to Share Experience From Birth
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Discussant: Jay Belsky, Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, London

Open Discussion from the end of the first day of the symposium
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Film: The Business of Being Born

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12

Session Four

SPEAKER: M.H. Teicher, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School
SLIDES: The Effects of Early Experience on Brain Structure and Functioning

SPEAKER: Vincent Felitti, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program
SLIDES: Adverse Childhood Experiences and Their Relationship to Adult Health and Well-being: Turning Gold into Lead
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SPEAKER: James McKenna, University of Notre Dame
SLIDES: Part I: Mothers, Fathers, Infants and Alloparents in Evolutionary Perspective: Revising the Concetual Relevance of the Environment of Evolutionary Adaptedness
*SLIDES: Part II: Mothers, Fathers, Infants and Alloparents in Evolutionary Perspective: Revising the Concetual Relevance of the Environment of Evolutionary Adaptedness

SPEAKER: Joseph Flanders, McGill University
SLIDES: Rough-and-Tumble Play and the Cooperation-Competition Dilemma: Evolutionary and Developmental Perspectives on the Development of Social Competence
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Session Five

SPEAKER: Douglas Fry, Åbo Akademi University in Finland
SLIDES: The Environment of Evolutionary Adaptedness, Rough-and-Tumble Play, and the Selection of Restraint in Human Aggression
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SPEAKER: Agustin Fuentes, University of Notre Dame
SLIDES: Social Cooperation, Niche Construction, and the Core Role of Intergenerational Bonding in Human Evolution
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SPEAKER: Joan Roughgarden, Stanford University
SLIDES: Family Dynamics: Social-Selection Perspective

SPEAKER: Darcia Narvaez
Open Discussion from the end of the second day of the symposium
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SPEAKER: Jay Belsky, Birkbeck, University of London
SLIDES: Why – Not How – Would Natural Selection Craft an Organism Whose Future Functioning Is Influenced By Its Earlier Experiences?
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SPEAKER: Lysa Parker, Attachment Parenting International
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IMAGES: Developmental Biobehavioral Sciences and Moral Behavior
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General Discussion