Every experience your baby is exposed to, from hearing her mother sing her a lullaby, to feeling a blade of grass between her toes, helps to shape her developing brain and therefore, her emerging personality.
All over your baby's body, there are billions of tiny nerve endings underneath her skin, including the soles of her feet and palms of her hands. These nerve endings act like receptors, taking information from the outside world and sending it up to baby's brain via a feedback loop along her nervous system. When your baby takes her first steps, the nerve endings in the soles of her feet receive stimuli (information) from the ground below, which is then sent up to her brain along neural pathways. Once it reaches her brain, the information triggers neural pathways to form, thus shaping
Researchers have long attributed trauma in a child's early life, to delinquent and criminal behaviours in adolescence and adulthood. There's an undeniable connection between our early experiences and our later outlook on life. Adult criminals are often found to have a correlation between their deviant behaviours and exposure to early childhood trauma or neglect.
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