Your Number Story


Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Nadine Burke Harris talk ACEs.

The Science
of ACEs


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