‘It’s Just a Little Cortisol’: Why Rises in Cortisol Matter to Infant Development

2020-08-20T11:36:16-04:00February 26th, 2015|

The dismissal of the importance of a rise in cortisol on the developing brain is very popular with extinction sleep training apologists. Although we do not know the exact influences, there are reasons to be cautious of this dismissal, which ignores key evolutionary and biological information.