Harvard EdCast: Toxic Stress in Early Childhood

January 27, 2012

Publication: Harvard Graduate School of Education

Featured Expert: Jack P. Shonkoff

Link: https://www.gse.harvard.edu/news/12/01/harvard-edcast-toxic-stress-early-childhood

Center Director Jack P. Shonkoff discusses the impact of early childhood toxic stress on adult health in the January 23 EdCast, a weekly podcast interview conducted by Matthew Weber at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. In the 14-minute interview, Shonkoff addresses the recent American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement on toxic stress, emphasizing the need for a new generation of interventions that not only identify risk factors but also build protection against their physiological consequences.

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