Welcome to the Institute for InterGroup Understanding
This website is dedicated to InterGroup Peace and InterGroup Understanding. It explains why we have more than 200 interethnic and InterGroup conflicts in the world today, and helps people understand how to reduce conflicts and live in Peace. This website offers books, essays, insights, reflections, paradigms, poetry, and thought pieces about InterGroup Peace.
Peace is possible. Peace is needed. We should all work together to create a Peace Movement now.
Three Key Years
The children whose brains are exercised in the first Three Key Years of life have larger vocabularies, learn to read more easily, and are much less likely to drop out of school.
You can exercise and strengthen your baby's brain by talking, reading and signing directly to your child — beginning at birth.
The Art of Intergroup Peace
The Art of InterGroup Peace has an array of eight approaches that can be used to steer and channel intergroup interactions - ranging from a truce or ceasefire at one end of the continuum to a full merger and complete intergroup assimilation at the other end of the continuum.
Three Key Years
by George C. Halvorson
The first three years of life are when the vast majority of key biological and neurological connections happen in the brain of each child. Children whose brain are exercised with…
Nurturing Your Baby's Brain
Science and brain scans now tell us that the first three years of life are absolutely critical years for the development in your baby's brain. That development starts for each baby on the day they are born.
The Institute for InterGroup Understanding exists to help create intergroup Peace. We need to intellectually overcome our more negative and damaging instinctive behaviors. We instinctively divide the world into "Us" and "Them" -- and we react very differently to…
The book, The Art of InterGroup Peace, has just been re-issued as a second edition. The new edition deals more directly with issues and topics like Black Lives Matter, Ferguson, the shootings in Paris and Brussels, and the immigration and alienation…
Breast-feeding, IQ, and Learning Levels for Children
At three years of age, the children who had been fed breast milk averaged seven points higher on their IQ tests.
On the Calendar
October 26, 2016
AHIP’s 2016 National Conference on Medicaid
Halvorson To Speak To Medicaid Leaders About Child Brain Development
An Influence of Negative Echoes
We need to share thoughts and wisdom from many people about Peace