Category - ~ Cognition

Autism

Excellent YouTube video on 13 year old autistic girl.

Toe Walking

Toe walking is tightly correlated with Fight or Flight, where Moro, Fear Paralysis, Foot Tendon Guard, Perez, and Trunk Extension* exercises will all help to mature self regulation. It is the reflex most closely associated with the Triple...

Getting In Control Of Control

Our guts play a pivotal role in many of our automatic behaviors. Visceral reflexes not only control our internal processes such as breathing and digestion, but are also involved in our deepest protective response: our startle or freeze response...

Body Mind Dichotomy

The story of the diversity of life on our planet is written in the DNA of living things. Using this language we are learning to read how all species converge at a single event in our distant past, which was the emergence of life itself...

Integrating Reflex Responses

When our automatic reflexes are working well, we rarely even notice. These extremely fast reactions happen much quicker than would be possible if we had to think through the best option for that circumstance, making reflexes incredibly useful...

Dyscalculia

Recent research in cognitive and developmental neuroscience is providing a new approach to the understanding of dyscalculia that emphasizes a core deficit in understanding sets and their numerosities, which is fundamental to all aspects of...

How Babies Think

Interesting article summarizing some current research on how infants experience their environment. From the abstract: Babies’ and young children’s cognitive abilities far surpass those that psychologists long attributed to them. They can...

The Power of Affirmation

Summary: Considering questions related to ones core values improves overall performance. By challenging the belief that ones performance is based on ones stereotype, it motivates performance based on core values: family, faith etc. The act of...

Insights into Isolation

New Research suggests that chronic loneliness can cause cardiovascular restriction, compromised immune function and arouse the Fight or Flight response. It suggests that we have evolved a stress response to isolation to prevent us from...

BIT / Crossinology and Reflex Integration

When combining Brain Integration Technique / Crossinology with Reflex Integration it is best to tailor the reflex integrating exercises to the specific BIT corrections you are working on. For example, when working with the Amygdala, work...