Austin IN Connection fosters healthy relationships through the integration of emerging science and practice.

 
Heathy relationships,

healthy community,

healthy world.


"If we find a way to facilitate neural integration within the minds of individuals across the life span, we may be able to promote a more compassionate world of human connection."

-Daniel Siegel, MD

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PO BOX 10724

Austin, TX 78766

 

 

   

 

 

CURRENT ARTICLES & VIDEOS ON THE NEUROSCIENCE OF HUMAN EXPERIENCE


New animal research highlights increasing evidence for the genetic
and epigenetic origins for the transgenerational transmission of trauma.

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Do egalitarian romantic relationships lead to less sex? LA psychotherapist and author Lori Gottlieb explores this question in a thoughtful NY Times magazine article.

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A Princeton study found that American parents experience more emotional highs and lows than non-parents, although both have similar levels of life satisfaction.

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An opinion piece in the NY Times highlights the mitigating effect of a healthy parent-child relationship on the negative health impact of toxic stress in early life.

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What do social skills and Chekov have in common? According to a study published in SCIENCE, reading literary fiction increases empathy and sensitivity and the effects are rapid and robust.

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We know emotional intelligence is not a fixed commodity, but the jury is still out whether schools can successfully impart such skills via Social Emotional Learning (SEL) programs.

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Your grandmother's life experiences may leave indelible marks on your personality by altering the epigenetic expression of genes in the brain.  (Discover)                         more...

 

 

Research says infants' heart rates drop within seconds of being in their caregivers arms.
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more...



Put down that cell phone and look and listen to the people around you, says Barbara Fredrickson, a UNC professor, who argues that social connection is a use-it-or-lose-it phenomenon. 

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OUR BOARD

We're delighted to have a crew of hard-working, innovative and energetic board members. 
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OUR STORY

Founded in 2007 by three mental health professionals and parents,

Austin IN Connection now has a
12-member board and an equally deep commitment to share the how and why of secure, functioning relationships.


OUR MEMBERS

AINC members are comprised of helping professionals, educators, researchers, parents and families brought together by a shared interest in promoting healthy relationships based on the science of attachment theory and concepts from interpersonal neurobiology.

 

OUR AFFILIATE ORGANIZATION

GAINS

The Global Association for Interpersonal Neurobiology Studies

 

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DANIEL SIEGEL, MD IS COMING

BACK TO AUSTIN FOR
TWO EVENTS!

 

EVENT ONE

 

"Brainstorm: The Inside-Out

Guide to the Emerging

Adolescent Brain"

 

Public Lecture

Friday, April 11, 2014
7:00pm - 9:00pm

 

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO & TO REGISTER NOW!

 

 

 

EVENT TWO

 

"The Heart of Health & Transformation: Principles of Psychological Well-Being"

 

Professional Conference

Saturday, April 12, 2014
9:00am - 4:30pm

 

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO & TO REGISTER NOW!

 

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FAMILY MATTERS

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
6pm - 8pm

"What's Going On Inside of Me? Using Your Feelings to Parent"

 

with Robert Leyendecker, LCSW & Patty Olwell, LPC

 

Click HERE for the 2013-2014 Family Matters Schedule!


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YEAR OF CONVERSATIONS

Friday, April 4, 2014
4pm - 6pm

 

"Movement & Stillness:
Our Human Dance of

Life and Death"

 

with Elaine Dove, LPC


 

 

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