The Love Code provides a metaphor to explore the neural mechanisms underlying how and why we attach, bond, fall in love and seek out safe and trusted others in an unsafe world. This presentation will explore the body’s need for intimate engagement and social bonding from an adaptive perspective. Within the theoretical context of the Polyvagal Theory, the presentation will illustrate how specific features in our social environment may trigger neurophysiological systems, through a process of “neuroception,” that enables us either to be fearful and disengage or to feel safe and enter enduring intimate relations.
Demonstrate a foundational understanding of the Polyvagal Theory.
Explain how deficits in the regulation of the Social Engagement System are core features of several psychiatric disorders.
Stephen W. Porges, Ph.D (Psychology) is Distinguished University Scientist at Indiana University, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina, and Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Maryland. He is the former President of the Society for Psychophysiological Research and a recipient of a NIMH Research Scientist Development Award. He is the originator of the Polyvagal Theory and has published more than 250 peer-reviewed scientific papers across several disciplines.
Recently, we have made changes to the way audio files are handled through our store. Previously, audio sales would provide a downloadable MP3. This feature is being phased out and replaced with an audio streaming option. This means you won't have to download or keep track of your MP3 files. You can now stream them directly through a web browser (or the CE21 Mobile app). Audio streaming products can be saved in the CE21 mobile app for offline playback.
Additional Participant CE must be purchased for each additional viewer. These viewers will watch the video with the main registrant, but will have individual access to course handouts and CE certificate. Additional participants will not have the video on their own account. The standard price for this program includes certification for the main viewer.