Epigenetic tags are like sticky notes on our DNA. They tell our body what genes to turn “on” and what to turn “off,” and to what extent. Certain environmental influences – like toxic stress, nurturing relationships, or healthy practices – can influence the on/off status of these epigenetic tags.
Learn more about epigenetics and ACEs below.
Dr. Moshe Szyf's TED Talk
Roadmap for Resilience: Intergenerational Transmission of Adversity