Caregivers help a baby's brain to maintain allostasis
A note for Lesson no. 3, "Little Brains Wire Themselves to Their World," in Lisa Feldman Barrett.
Some context from page 52 is:
These actions help the baby’s brain maintain its body budget, so her internal systems operate efficiently and she stays alive and healthy.
See these references.
- Atzil, Shir, Wei Gao, Isaac Fradkin, and Lisa Feldman Barrett. 2018. "Growing a Social Brain." Nature Human Behavior 2 (9): 624–636.