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Disharmony in the Land of Nod

Check out this recent Huffington Post article by Wray Herbert on cutting edge research, which shows that what we hear and experience even in our earliest days as young children matters:

Disharmony in the Land of Nod, posted August 1, 2012

The most compelling personal memoirs -- Tobias Wolff's This Boy's Life, Mary Karr's The Liars' Club, and others -- are not happy stories. They are recollections of childhood adversity, and rarely are they triumphant survivors' tales. The most honest of these remembrances are accounts of the lingering scars and damage done.  And damage is done...Read more

A recent posting at Baby Zone sums it all up nicely here as well…