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child development Stories

By 05/04/2022 8:38 AM EDT
Mother holding child
Research shows that support needs to extend beyond the earliest years.
By 04/05/2022 4:01 PM EDT
Chronic Stress
Adversity in early life can disrupt the development of the brain and lead to chronic stress.
By News editor 02/24/2022 4:17 PM EST
Photo of father and young son
A discussion on the importance of relationships in driving the health and development of young children.
By 06/14/2021 10:45 AM EDT
Brain illustration
A new study emphasizes the importance of the first year of life for long term language and literacy development.
By Gianna Cacciatore 10/21/2020 3:30 PM EDT
Rosa Guzman Turco
As a Science and Innovation Fellow, Ph.D. student Rosa Guzman Turco focuses on the power of technology to shape language and literacy development in preschool-aged children.
By Marin Jorgensen 03/29/2018 3:50 PM EDT
Jack Shonkoff Askwith
At the Askwith Forums, Jack Shonkoff looked at the biology of adversity and how the science of early learning is essential for building a strong foundation.
By Jill Anderson 01/31/2018 2:12 PM EST
Toxic Stress
Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris discusses how childhood adversity creates toxic stress that can impact long-term health and how early intervention can significantly alter children's futures.
By 12/15/2017 1:56 PM EST
boy in winter coat, hat, scarf catching snowflakes
By 09/18/2017 8:48 AM EDT
Illustration of a mother reading to a child; over their heads, a shooting star connects a constellation on the left side with a constellation on the right side
By Andrew Bauld 08/07/2017 9:39 AM EDT
Lynneth Solis
How does play affect the cognitive development of children around the world? Doctoral candidate Lynneth Solis is looking to find out.