Education Initiative Videos

Think Tank Videos

2017 Simms/Mann Think Tank
2017 Simms/Mann Think Tank
2015 Simms/Mann Think Tank
2015 Simms/Mann Think Tank
2014 Simms/Mann Think Tank
2014 Simms/Mann Think Tank
2013 Simms/Mann Think Tank
2013 Simms/Mann Think Tank

Attachment & Attunement

Alicia Lieberman, PhD: Parenting as Preventive Medicine
Alicia Lieberman, PhD: Parenting as Preventive Medicine
Alicia Lieberman PhD: Making the Most of Your Time with your Child
Alicia Lieberman PhD: Making the Most of Your Time with your Child
Andrew Meltzoff, PhD: Importance of Skin-to-Skin Contact
Andrew Meltzoff, PhD: Importance of Skin-to-Skin Contact
Dr. Catherine Monk: The Mother-Infant Relationship Before Birth & Why it Matters
Dr. Catherine Monk: The Mother-Infant Relationship Before Birth & Why it Matters
Dr. Andrew Meltzoff: Bodies, Brains & Emotions in Infant Development
Dr. Andrew Meltzoff: Bodies, Brains & Emotions in Infant Development
Synchrony and the Neurobiology of Attachment: Ruth Feldman, PhD @ the Simms/Mann Institute 2015 Think Tank
Synchrony and the Neurobiology of Attachment: Ruth Feldman, PhD @ the Simms/Mann Institute 2015 Think Tank
An Interview with Ruth Feldman, PhD: 2014 Think Tank
An Interview with Ruth Feldman, PhD: 2014 Think Tank
Mentalization: Peter Fonagy, PhD @ the Simms/Mann Institute 2015 Think Tank
Mentalization: Peter Fonagy, PhD @ the Simms/Mann Institute 2015 Think Tank
What is Mentalization?: Peter Fonagy, Phd
What is Mentalization?: Peter Fonagy, Phd
Parenting, It's Okay to Make Mistakes: Peter Fonagy, Phd
Parenting, It's Okay to Make Mistakes: Peter Fonagy, Phd
Emotional Regulation in Young Children: Peter Fonagy, Phd
Emotional Regulation in Young Children: Peter Fonagy, Phd
How Does One Develop a Sense of Self?: Peter Fonagy, Phd
How Does One Develop a Sense of Self?: Peter Fonagy, Phd
Mentalization and Caregivers: Peter Fonagy, Phd
Mentalization and Caregivers: Peter Fonagy, Phd
What is Quality Time?: Peter Fonagy, Phd
What is Quality Time?: Peter Fonagy, Phd
Dyadic Interventions: Alicia Lieberman, PhD @ the Simms/Mann Institute 2015 Think Tank
Dyadic Interventions: Alicia Lieberman, PhD @ the Simms/Mann Institute 2015 Think Tank
Understanding the Emotional Life of Children: Alicia Lieberman, Phd
Understanding the Emotional Life of Children: Alicia Lieberman, Phd
Understanding Early Childhood Experiences: Alicia Lieberman, Phd
Understanding Early Childhood Experiences: Alicia Lieberman, Phd
Ghosts and Angels in the Nursery: Alicia Lieberman, Phd
Ghosts and Angels in the Nursery: Alicia Lieberman, Phd
Importance of Non-Parental Caregivers: Alicia Lieberman, Phd
Importance of Non-Parental Caregivers: Alicia Lieberman, Phd
Key Relationships in the First Three Years: Alicia Lieberman, Phd
Key Relationships in the First Three Years: Alicia Lieberman, Phd
Role of Siblings: Alicia Lieberman, Phd
Role of Siblings: Alicia Lieberman, Phd
An Interview with Andrew Meltzoff, PhD: 2013 Think Tank
An Interview with Andrew Meltzoff, PhD: 2013 Think Tank
Dr. Pat Kuhl: The Importance of the Parent-Child Relationship
Dr. Pat Kuhl: The Importance of the Parent-Child Relationship
Dr. Ruth Feldman: The Development of the Parent Brain
Dr. Ruth Feldman: The Development of the Parent Brain
Dr. Ruth Feldman: Do All Parent's Brains Change During Pregnancy?
Dr. Ruth Feldman: Do All Parent's Brains Change During Pregnancy?
Dr. Ruth Feldman: The Experience of Synchrony
Dr. Ruth Feldman: The Experience of Synchrony
Dr. Ruth Feldman: Learning to Synchornize
Dr. Ruth Feldman: Learning to Synchornize

Fathers

The Importance of Fathers: Alicia Lieberman, Phd
The Importance of Fathers: Alicia Lieberman, Phd
Mothers and Fathers, How They Mentalize Differently: Peter Fonagy, Phd
Mothers and Fathers, How They Mentalize Differently: Peter Fonagy, Phd
An Interview with Kyle Pruett, Phd: 2014 Think Tank
An Interview with Kyle Pruett, Phd: 2014 Think Tank
Paternal Instinct: Building the House Within Speaker Series
Paternal Instinct: Building the House Within Speaker Series
Dr. Ruth Feldman: The Father's Brain
Dr. Ruth Feldman: The Father's Brain

Early Development

Dr. Pat Levitt: Priming the Pump: Framing the Early Development Roots of Whole Child Outcomes
Dr. Pat Levitt: Priming the Pump: Framing the Early Development Roots of Whole Child Outcomes
Jonathan Mooney: Different Kinds of Minds @ Simms/Mann 2017 Think Tank
Jonathan Mooney: Different Kinds of Minds @ Simms/Mann 2017 Think Tank
Andrew Meltzoff PhD: What is Imitation in Babies & Why is it Important?
Andrew Meltzoff PhD: What is Imitation in Babies & Why is it Important?
Andrew Meltzoff PhD: How Does Imitation Develop?
Andrew Meltzoff PhD: How Does Imitation Develop?
Andrew Meltzoff, PhD: What Does a Baby Learn from Imitation Games?
Andrew Meltzoff, PhD: What Does a Baby Learn from Imitation Games?
Andrew Meltzoff, PhD: What is Body Mapping?
Andrew Meltzoff, PhD: What is Body Mapping?
Andrew Meltzoff, PhD: Can Babies Read the Emotions of Others?
Andrew Meltzoff, PhD: Can Babies Read the Emotions of Others?
Andrew Meltzoff, PhD: Social Interactions & Learning
Andrew Meltzoff, PhD: Social Interactions & Learning
Andrew Meltzoff, PhD: Screen Time, Imitation & the Developing Brain
Andrew Meltzoff, PhD: Screen Time, Imitation & the Developing Brain
Dr. Catherine Monk: Key Relationships During Pregnancy
Dr. Catherine Monk: Key Relationships During Pregnancy
Dr. Catherine Monk: Role of Healthcare Providers
Dr. Catherine Monk: Role of Healthcare Providers
Dr. Catherine Monk: Pregnancy & the Whole Child
Dr. Catherine Monk: Pregnancy & the Whole Child
Dr. Pat Kuhl: Social & Emotional Learning: Gateway to Cognition
Dr. Pat Kuhl: Social & Emotional Learning: Gateway to Cognition
Dr. Pat Kuhl: Consistent Patterns & Brain Development
Dr. Pat Kuhl: Consistent Patterns & Brain Development
Dr. Pat Levitt: When Does Baby Brain Development Start?
Dr. Pat Levitt: When Does Baby Brain Development Start?
Dr. Pat Levitt: Do Babies Start Learning in Utero?
Dr. Pat Levitt: Do Babies Start Learning in Utero?
Dr. Pat Levitt: Early Experiences in Utero
Dr. Pat Levitt: Early Experiences in Utero
Dr. Pat Levitt: Brain Development in the First Three Years
Dr. Pat Levitt: Brain Development in the First Three Years

Early Investment

The Importance of Early Investment: Art Rolnick, PhD @ the Simms/Mann Institute 2015 Think Tank
The Importance of Early Investment: Art Rolnick, PhD @ the Simms/Mann Institute 2015 Think Tank
The Economic Case for Investing in Quality Early Care: Art Rolnick, Phd
The Economic Case for Investing in Quality Early Care: Art Rolnick, Phd
Foundation Years- Optimizing Return on Investment: Art Rolnick, Phd
Foundation Years- Optimizing Return on Investment: Art Rolnick, Phd
Investing In Early Care: Art Rolnick, Phd
Investing In Early Care: Art Rolnick, Phd
Developing High Quality Early Care Programs: Art Rolnick, Phd
Developing High Quality Early Care Programs: Art Rolnick, Phd
Closing the Achievement Gap: Art Rolnick, Phd
Closing the Achievement Gap: Art Rolnick, Phd
Importance of Parental Engagement: Art Rolnick, Phd
Importance of Parental Engagement: Art Rolnick, Phd
Successful Strategies for Early Care Education: Art Rolnick, Phd
Successful Strategies for Early Care Education: Art Rolnick, Phd
Early Care Providers: Art Rolnick, Phd
Early Care Providers: Art Rolnick, Phd
Why Early Matters: Pat Levitt, PhD @ the Simms/Mann Institute 2015 Think Tank
Why Early Matters: Pat Levitt, PhD @ the Simms/Mann Institute 2015 Think Tank
Whole Child Panel Discussion @ the Simms/Mann Institute 2015 Think Tank
Whole Child Panel Discussion @ the Simms/Mann Institute 2015 Think Tank

Communication

Dr. Patricia Kuhl: Music and the Baby Brain
Dr. Patricia Kuhl: Music and the Baby Brain
An Interview with Patricia Kuhl, PhD: 2013 Think Tank
An Interview with Patricia Kuhl, PhD: 2013 Think Tank
Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek: Language- Quantity vs. Quality
Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek: Language- Quantity vs. Quality
Dr. Pat Kuhl: The Importance of Baby Talk
Dr. Pat Kuhl: The Importance of Baby Talk
Dr. Pat Kuhl: Infants & Communication
Dr. Pat Kuhl: Infants & Communication

Temperament

Alicia Lieberman, PhD: Encouraging your Child Without Stifling their Personality
Alicia Lieberman, PhD: Encouraging your Child Without Stifling their Personality
Temperament and Genetics: Nathan Fox, PhD @ the Simms/Mann Institute 2015 Think Tank
Temperament and Genetics: Nathan Fox, PhD @ the Simms/Mann Institute 2015 Think Tank
Understanding Your Child's Temperament: Nathan Fox, Phd
Understanding Your Child's Temperament: Nathan Fox, Phd
Can a Child's Temperament Change Over Time?: Nathan Fox, Phd
Can a Child's Temperament Change Over Time?: Nathan Fox, Phd
Temperament and Personality: Nathan Fox, Phd
Temperament and Personality: Nathan Fox, Phd
Benefits of Varying Temperaments: Nathan Fox, Phd
Benefits of Varying Temperaments: Nathan Fox, Phd
Parenting- It's Not One Size Fits All: Nathan Fox, Phd
Parenting- It's Not One Size Fits All: Nathan Fox, Phd

Self-Regulation & Stress

Alicia Lieberman: Discussing Current Events & Natural Disasters with Young Children
Alicia Lieberman: Discussing Current Events & Natural Disasters with Young Children
Dr. Stuart Shanker: The Foundation of Self-Regulation: Stress Regulation in Infants 0-3
Dr. Stuart Shanker: The Foundation of Self-Regulation: Stress Regulation in Infants 0-3
Dr. Ruth Feldman: How Parent-Infant Synchrony Supports Children's Regulatory Capacities
Dr. Ruth Feldman: How Parent-Infant Synchrony Supports Children's Regulatory Capacities
Dr. Catherine Monk: Prenatal Stress- How Much is Too Much?
Dr. Catherine Monk: Prenatal Stress- How Much is Too Much?
Dr. Catherine Monk: Stress Affects by Trimester
Dr. Catherine Monk: Stress Affects by Trimester
Dr. Catherine Monk: Prenatal Stress: Prevention & Tools
Dr. Catherine Monk: Prenatal Stress: Prevention & Tools
Dr. Catherine Monk: Rituals & Routines for Stress Reduction
Dr. Catherine Monk: Rituals & Routines for Stress Reduction
Dr. Catherine Monk: Prenatal Stress & Fathers
Dr. Catherine Monk: Prenatal Stress & Fathers
Dr. Pat Levitt: Brain Development & Self-Regulation
Dr. Pat Levitt: Brain Development & Self-Regulation

Executive Functions

Executive Functions: Adele Diamond, PhD @ the Simms/Mann Institute 2015 Think Tank
Executive Functions: Adele Diamond, PhD @ the Simms/Mann Institute 2015 Think Tank
What Are Executive Functions?: Adele Diamond, Phd
What Are Executive Functions?: Adele Diamond, Phd
How to Help Children Develop Executive Functions: Adele Diamond, Phd
How to Help Children Develop Executive Functions: Adele Diamond, Phd
Are Executive Functions a Fixed Trait?: Adele Diamond, Phd
Are Executive Functions a Fixed Trait?: Adele Diamond, Phd
Executive Functions and the Whole Child: Adele Diamond, Phd
Executive Functions and the Whole Child: Adele Diamond, Phd
Early Education Does Not Equal Academic Instruction: Adele Diamond, Phd
Early Education Does Not Equal Academic Instruction: Adele Diamond, Phd
How to Organize Your Child's World: Adele Diamond, Phd
How to Organize Your Child's World: Adele Diamond, Phd
Dr. Stephanie Carlson: Shaping Executive Function Skills: What Can Caregivers Do?
Dr. Stephanie Carlson: Shaping Executive Function Skills: What Can Caregivers Do?

Play

Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek: Play: Rethinking How We Educate Our Children
Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek: Play: Rethinking How We Educate Our Children
Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek: Types of Play & Why They Matter
Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek: Types of Play & Why They Matter
Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek: Teaching Adults the Importance of Play
Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek: Teaching Adults the Importance of Play
Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek: Play-- The Social Connector
Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek: Play-- The Social Connector
Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek: Play & the Creativity Crisis
Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek: Play & the Creativity Crisis
Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek: Play & Lifelong Learning
Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek: Play & Lifelong Learning
Dr. Pat Kuhl: Early Experience & Music
Dr. Pat Kuhl: Early Experience & Music

Artistic Performances

Mona Golabek Performance @ the Simms/Mann Institute 2015 Think Tank
Mona Golabek Performance @ the Simms/Mann Institute 2015 Think Tank
Special Performance by Pianist, Harmony Zhu @ Simms/Mann 2017 Think Tank
Special Performance by Pianist, Harmony Zhu @ Simms/Mann 2017 Think Tank

Simms/Mann Institute Faculty Fellowship

Simms/Mann Faculty Fellowship: Santa Barbara City College Board of Trustees Presentation 2014
Simms/Mann Faculty Fellowship: Santa Barbara City College Board of Trustees Presentation 2014