Haitian Kreyol

Eksperyans Konstwi Chapant Sèvo a

The basic architecture of the brain is constructed through a process that begins early in life and continues into adulthood. Simpler circuits come first and more complex brain circuits build on them later. Genes provide the basic blueprint, but experiences influence how or whether genes are expressed. Together, they shape the quality of brain architecture and establish either a sturdy or a fragile foundation for all of the learning, health, and behavior that follow. Plasticity, or the ability for the brain to reorganize and adapt, is greatest in the first years of life and decreases with age.

This video (Experiences Build Brain Architecture) has been adapted for Haitian parents and translated into Haitian Kreyol by the generous efforts of the Fostering Resilience Program of the Institute for Educational Initiatives at the University of Notre Dame (Indiana), in partnership with Blue Butterfly Collaborative and Jako Media.

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