The Polyvagal Theory states that the autonomic nervous system influences adaptive physiological and emotional states. Every human relies on the influences of the polyvagal system to detect, discriminate and adapt to cues of safety and danger from the environment.
Vagal Brake Strength is a key trait of a resilient nervous system. What is the Vagal Brake? The vagal brake is the heart’s natural pacemaker. In the face of regulation and calm, the vagal brake engages and the heart beats between 60-80 bpm. In the [...]