Media Coverage

The following are media coverage highlights from major U.S. and international media outlets of the Center or its affiliated faculty members, initiative members, or partners.

Harvard Health Blog: "Resilience: A skill your child really needs to learn (and what you can do to help)"

In this blog post, Dr. Claire McCarthy shares four factors that help children develop resilience: supportive adult-child relationships, a sense of self-efficacy and perceived control, strong adaptive skills and self-regulatory capacities, and being able to mobilize sources of faith, hope, and cultural traditions.
Published: Jun 13, 2017

The Atlantic: "A New Understanding of the Childhood Brain"

In this episode of a new series of videos from The Atlantic, the impact of early trauma on brain development is explored.
Published: May 19, 2017

The Atlantic: "The Decade of the Brain"

A new series of videos from The Atlantic explores early childhood development by looking at the emergence of early childhood development research and programs.
Published: May 17, 2017

BBC: "Does Poverty Change the Way We Think?"

Rich or poor, quality caregiving may be the key to a child's healthy brain development according to this BBC podcast featuring National Scientific Council on the Developing Child member Charles Nelson.
Published: May 04, 2017

The Guardian: "First Impressions: A virtual experience of the first year of life"

Using virtual reality (VR) technology, the Guardian has created "First Impressions," which enables viewers to explore how a baby sees the world during the first six months of life. National Scientific Council on the Developing Child member Charles Nelson guides viewers through the 360-degree VR experience, explaining the impact of extreme adversity such as neglect on a child's brain development and lifelong health, behavior, and learning.
Published: Apr 11, 2017

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