Good Morning,

We hope that everyone had a nice weekend! Today we are sharing an article from www.qz.com on what periods in development in which our brains are most malleable and susceptible to life-long changes to trauma and other experiences. ‘According to Tara Swart, a neuroscientist and senior lecturer at MIT, your “terrible twos” and those turbulent teen years are when the brain’s wiring is most malleable. As a result, traumatic experiences that occur during these time periods can alter brain activity and ultimately change gene expressions—sometimes for good.’

To continue reading and find out more about these two critical periods in our life, click here:
http://qz.com/470751/your-brain-is-particularly-vulnerable-to-trauma-at-two-distinct-ages/