Resonance

Published by the Self Regulation Institute (SRI), Resonance provides a platform for academics and community members to share their thought-provoking research and/or perspectives on self-regulation in order to contribute to the understanding of Self-Reg as contextualized in real life. The blog publishes theoretical, empirical, review, applied, and policy posts pertaining to self-regulation and Self-Reg, with the objective of making the literature accessible to all communities.

Exercise in the Classroom: a Movement Viewed Through a Self-Reg Lens
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Exercise in the Classroom: a Movement Viewed Through a Self-Reg Lens

Imagine, you are in grade four and it’s time for math. You are sitting at your desk, but you cannot...
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Co-Regulation as the Foundation to Helping Young Children Learn to Read
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Co-Regulation as the Foundation to Helping Young Children Learn to Read

Dr. Sonia Mastrangelo and Dr. Meridith Lovell-Johnston Process of Learning to Read Reading is a complex skill that requires mastery...
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Researching the Self-Reg Model
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Researching the Self-Reg Model

It’s been my very great privilege to be the Manager of Research at the Self Regulation Institute (SRI) since 2017,...
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Self-regulation research on the island of Tasmania, Australia.
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Self-regulation research on the island of Tasmania, Australia.

What a fascinating and transformative landscape self-regulation is! In fact, so fascinating for me that I resigned from a 27...
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Words matter: Why “self-soothing” is one of the most misapplied terms in child development.
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Words matter: Why “self-soothing” is one of the most misapplied terms in child development.

One of the most important concepts in Self-Reg is calm: knowing what calm really feels like, and how to “...
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Citation Excavation and Self-Reg Experimentation
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Citation Excavation and Self-Reg Experimentation

This past Fall 2018 semester, I undertook the exciting project of excavating the important research that went into the development...
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Current reality: Not being aware of the psycho-evolutionary importance of human emotions.
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Current reality: Not being aware of the psycho-evolutionary importance of human emotions.

In her influential chapter “Gratitude, like other positive emotions, broaden-and-builds” (2004) Barbara Fredrickson developed her ‘Broaden-and-build theory of positive emotions.’...
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Do young children learn from adults they don’t like?
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Do young children learn from adults they don’t like?

One of the questions I hear most often from teacher candidates, in-service teachers, and early childhood educators is, “what is...
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A New Zealand Narrative
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A New Zealand Narrative

I was fortunate to have the opportunity to attend and share at a three day conference in Toronto in May...
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The Gift of “Soft Eyes”
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The Gift of “Soft Eyes”

It was mid-December and I was in line at the supermarket. The young woman in front of me had a...
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Taking Time: Yoga and Self-Regulation
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Taking Time: Yoga and Self-Regulation

I recently had the opportunity to attend the PureAction 2018 conference in Austin, TX.  The PureAction conference focused on research...
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