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How Adversity Affects Young Children [Video]

The devastating impact of life in Romanian orphanages—described in the April issue of Scientific American—parallels other research on the importance of caregiving for the youngest children
child development, child and adult, adversity



Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University

The impact of both the bad (and the good) during the first two years of life—and the importance for a child of having steadfast support during this sensitive period—have received intensive scrutiny from psychologists, some of whom discuss their views in this video: “The Impact of Early Adversity on Children’s Development.”

Source: Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University

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