William Stranger interviews Dr. Stephen Porges.

The Polyvagal Theory introduced a new perspective relating autonomic function to behavior that included an appreciation of autonomic nervous system as a "system," the identification of neural circuits involved in the regulation of autonomic state, and an interpretation of autonomic reactivity as adaptive within the context of the phylogeny of the vertebrate autonomic nervous system.


Stephen Porges - Neuroscientist at the University of North Carolina - Department of Psychiatry (UNC Chapel Hill).