ERIN CLABOUGH, PhD is a mother of four who holds a PhD in neuroscience. Her parenting style has been highly influenced by her background in brain development research. She teaches biology and neuroscience at Hampton-Sydney College and conducts research in developmental brain function and other areas. She writes for popular media such asPsychology Today, TODAY Parenting, and other publications. She is the author of the forthcoming book, Second Nature: How Parents Can Use Neuroscience to Help Kids Develop Empathy, Creativity, and Self-Control(Sounds True, January 2019). Dr. Clabough resides in Charlottesville, VA.