From the American Academy of Pediatrics, this report explores the importance of relationships in a child’s early life and the harm a lack of such relationships can have on the brain.
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Robert Jay Lifton's new memoir is called "a call for a moral awakening by a deeply compassionate chronicler of our times."
Greg Mitchell reviews what he calls "an excellent and important work, and remarkably easy to read despite the often grim subject matter."
An excerpt from Robert Jay Lifton's memoir, "Witness to an Extreme Century," along with an interview with the author.
Links to resources in Japanese and English for journalists covering Japan's March 11 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear power plant crisis. Includes a Q&A with disaster expert Irwin Redlener, M.D., an article on Japanese cultural identity from Gavin Rees, and a comprehensive disaster reporting guide from reporter Yoichi Shimatsu.
As Queensland absorbs the blows of another assault of extreme weather, here's a list of resources on helping children, teens and the community at large cope with the after-effects of the storm.
The National Science Council on the Developing Child and the National Forum on Early Childhood Policy and Programs at Harvard University authored this report outlining the importance of a child’s early years and their implications for lifelong health.