The Complex Lives of Babies

June 20, 2016

Publication: The Atlantic

Featured Expert: Charles A. Nelson III


Highlighting ideas and themes from the recently released documentary, “The Beginning of Life,” this article emphasizes the impact that environment and relationships in the first few years of a child’s life have on physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development. The story includes quotes from Center Director Jack Shonkoff and affiliated faculty member and National Scientific Council on the Developing Child member Charles Nelson.

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