Nancy Aaron Jones, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience, the FAU Brain Institute and the Center for Complex Systems, Florida Atlantic University, US. Her research focuses on the integration of infant brain and emotional development in the family system, particularly in the context of maternal mood disorders. Melannie Platt, Ph.D., is a researcher and instructor at Florida Atlantic University, US. Her main research interests include emotional development, social and emotional learning, and relationships in early childhood. Krystal D. Mize, Ph.D., is an affiliate faculty member in the Department of Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience at Florida Atlantic University, US. Her primary interest is in the correlates and determinants of non-optimal and optimal emotional and social development across the lifespan. Jillian Hardin, Ph.D., is a psychology researcher and adjunct instructor at Florida Atlantic University, US. Her main research interest is how early experiential factors influence bio-behavioral development and later functioning.