Vagus Nerve Resources


STANLEY ROSENBERG

Book:
- Accessing the Healing Power of the Vagus Nerve
Podcasts & Interviews:
- Experience Talks, Stanley + Thor, 27 min, 6/10/18
- Healing Our Children World Summit, 57 min, 3/21/18
Video:
- Autism Cured: The Story of William, Thor and William tell the story of how Stanley's techniques led to a huge improvement in William's social engagement and quality of life, 10 min, 7/30/07

DR. STEPHEN PORGES
Originator of the Polyvagal Theory
Book:
- The Polyvagal Theory: Neurophysiological Foundations of Emotions, Attachment, Communication, Self-Regulation
- The Pocket Guide to Polyvagal Theory: The Transformative Power of Feeling Safe
- Clinical Applications of the Polyvagal Theory: The Emergence of Polyvagal-Informed Therapies
Podcasts and Interviews:
- Optimizing Human Experiences Through the Lens of Polyvagal Theory on the Healing Pain Podcast, 45 min, 4/5/18 (Stitcher Version)
- What Causes Misophonia?, 40 min, Misophonia International Podcast, 3/22/17
- The Science of Safety, 70 min, 8/17/16, Relationship Alive Podcast

EMERYS GOLDSWORTHY
Podcast Interview:
- Harnessing the Vagus Nerve with Emerys Goldsworthy on Fx Medicine Podcast, 62 min, 1/25/17
- Research articles mentioned in the podcast
- Recommended self-care *Note from Stanley* Most of these self-care interventions are not designed to specifically stimulate the ventral vagus. Without testing (such as using the uvula test), it cannot be known if these exercises are promoting a ventral vagus state or affecting the vagus nerve at all.
Teaching Schedule:
http://www.emrysgoldsworthy.com/

BARBARA FREDERICKSON
Psychology professor and positivity researcher, discusses the relationship between experiencing love compassion and cardiac vagal tone
Book:
Love 2.0: Finding Happiness and Health in Moments of Connection
TED Talk:
Remaking Love, 12 min, 1/10/14
Lectures:
Love - A New Lens on the Science of Thriving at Young Minds 2012, 28 min, 8/23/12
Meng Wu Lecture at the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford, 85 min, 11/2/13

MISCELLANEOUS PODCASTS
- The Vagus Nerve, BBC Discovery Episode, 28 min, 12/8/14
(Stitcher Version)
- The Vagus Nerve and Diabetes: How the Brain Affects Glucose Levels on Power Health Talk Podcast, 20 min, 6/9/17
(Stitcher Version)

YOUTUBE CHANNEL
- Polyvagal Theory Resources, compiled by me, consists of lectures and podcasts on YouTube that discuss the vagus nerve and polyvagal theory

ARTICLES
- Could Walking Barefoot on the Grass Improve Your Health? The Science Behind Grounding, The Washington Post, 7/10/18
- Parkinson's May Begin in the Gut and Spread to the Brain Via The Vagus Nerve, neurosciencenews.com, 6/23/15
- Innervation of the Human Cavum Conchae and Auditory Canal: Anatomical Basis for Transcutaneous Auricular Nerve Stimulation, Biomed Research International, 3/15/17
- “Non-invasive” brain stimulation is not non-invasive, Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 12/23/13

DIAGRAMS, CHARTS, AND IMAGES
- Diagram of Signs and Symptoms of the Range of Parasympathetic and Sympathetic States, from Babette Rothschild's webpage SomaticTraumaTherapy.com

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