Filter by Language:
Building Core Capabilities for Life brain graphic with airplanes

How Children and Adults Can Build Core Capabilities for Life (Japanese)

This video, here in Japanese, looks at how we take on the ordinary, sometimes challenging, tasks of work, school, parenting, relationships, and just managing our busy lives. How do we navigate these tasks successfully? And what can send us off course? Science offers an explanation.

View translation

Serve and return video still showing a caregiver interacting with an infant, with a graphic showing a developing brain overlaid

Serve and Return Interaction Shapes Brain Circuitry (Japanese)

This 2-minute video, here in Japanese, explains why “serve and return” interaction between children and significant adults in their lives is one of the most essential experiences in shaping the architecture of the developing brain.

View translation

The Science of ECD video still

En Breve: La Ciencia del Desarrollo Infantil Temprano

This video and brief, translated into Spanish, address basic concepts of early childhood development and help illustrate why child development—particularly from birth to five years—is a foundation for a prosperous and sustainable society.

View translation

Video still from the Brain Hero video showing an animation and Japanese text

Brain Hero (Japanese)

This 3-minute video, here in Japanese, adapts the visual sensibility of interactive game models to a video format. Based loosely on such games as “Guitar Hero,” “SimCity,” and “The Game of Life,” the video portrays how actions taken by parents, teachers, policymakers, and others can affect life outcomes for both the child and the surrounding community.

View translation

Executive Function video still

En Breve: La Función Ejecutiva — Habilidades para la vida y el aprendizaje

This video and brief from the InBrief series, provided in Spanish, explain how lifelong executive function skills develop, what can disrupt their development, and how supporting them pays off in school and life.

View translation

Super Cerebro

Super Cerebro is a three-minute video depicting how actions by a range of people in the family and community can affect a child’s development. This is the Spanish translation of Brain Hero.

View translation

Super-Cérebro

Super-Cérebro is the Portuguese translation of Brain Hero, a three-minute video depicting how actions by a range of people in the family and community can affect a child’s development.

View translation

Tres Conceptos Clave del Desarrollo Infantil Temprano

Subtitled in Spanish, this three-part video series, titled Three Core Concepts in Early Development, from the Center and the National Scientific Council on the Developing Child depicts how advances in neuroscience, molecular biology, and genomics now give us a much better understanding of how early experiences are built into our bodies and brains, for better or for worse.

View translation

En Breve: La funcion ejecutiva cover image

En Breve: La Función Ejecutiva — Habilidades para la vida y el aprendizaje

La investigación sobre el cerebro en desarrollo demuestra que las experiencias en la infancia temprana construyen los cimientos de una fuerza de trabajo calificada, de una comunidad responsable y de una economía dinámica.

View translation

Funcao Executiva Habilidades para pa vida e aprendizagem cover image

Resumo: Função Executiva: Habilidades Para a Vida e Aprendizagem

Pesquisas sobre o cérebro em desenvolvimento mostram que experiências da primeira infância constroem as bases para uma força de trabalho capacitada, uma comunidade responsável e uma economia próspera.

View translation

Construindo o sistema de Controle de Trafego Aereo cover image

Construindo o sistema de “Controle de Tráfego Aéreo” do cérebro: Como as primeiras experiências moldam o desenvolvimento das funções executivas

Ter função executiva no cérebro é como ter um sistema de controle de tráfego aéreo em um aeroporto movimentado para gerenciar as chegadas e partidas de dezenas de aviões em várias pistas.

View translation

Das Melhores Practicas aos Impactos Transformadores brief cover image

Das Melhores Práticas aos Impactos Transformadores

A primeira infãncia é um período de grandes promessas e rápidas mudanças, quando a arquitetura do cérebro em desenvolvimento é mais aberta às in uências dos relacionamentos e das experiências.

View translation

Arabic Executive Function Guide

Activities Guide: Enhancing and Practicing Executive Function Skills with Children from Infancy to Adolescence (Arabic translation)

Executive function and self-regulation (EF/SR) skills provide critical supports for learning and development, and while we aren’t born with these skills, we are born with the potential to develop them through interactions and practice. This 16-page guide (available for download, below), describes a variety of activities and games that represent age-appropriate ways for adults to […]

View translation

Screenshot of Executive Function video with French subtitles

InBrief: Fonction Exécutive

Being able to focus, hold, and work with information in mind, filter distractions, and switch gears is like having an air traffic control system at a busy airport to manage the arrivals and departures of dozens of planes on multiple runways. In the brain, this air traffic control mechanism is called executive functioning, a group […]

View translation

Activites de fonction executive 5 a 7

Fonction Exécutive Guide d’Activités

Executive function and self-regulation (EF/SR) skills provide critical supports for learning and development, and while we aren’t born with these skills, we are born with the potential to develop them through interactions and practice. This 16-page guide (available for download, below), describes a variety of activities and games that represent age-appropriate ways for adults to […]

View translation

3 Principles Paper Portuguese cover

3 Princípios para Obter Resultados Melhores para as Crianças e as Famílias

A ciência relacionada ao desenvolvimento infantil e às competências essenciais dos adultos apontam para um conjunto de “princípios de design” que os formuladores de políticas e profissionais de muitos setores diferentes podem usar para melhorar os resultados para as crianças e as famílias. This translation was generously provided by Fundação Maria Cecilia Souto Vidigal.

View translation

The Science of ECD video still

InBrief: The Science of Early Childhood Development (Japanese)

This video from the InBrief series, here in Japanese, addresses basic concepts of early childhood development, established over decades of neuroscience and behavioral research.

View translation

  Subscribe to our mailing list