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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.

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Toxic Stress Derails Healthy Development (Japanese)

This 2-minute video, here in Japanese, explains how toxic stress can weaken the architecture of the developing brain, with long-term consequences for learning, behavior, and both physical and mental health.

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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.

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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.

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En Breve: El Impacto de la Adversidad Durante la Infancia Sobre el Desarrollo de los Niños

Translated into Spanish, this video and related brief outline basic concepts from the research on the biology of stress, which show that major adversity can weaken developing brain architecture and permanently set the body’s stress response system on high alert.

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Três Conceitos Fundamentais Sobre o Desenvolvimento na Primeira Infância

Translated into Portuguese, this three-part video series 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.

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O Stress Tóxico Prejudica o Desenvolvimento Saudável

Without caring adults to buffer children, the unrelenting stress caused by extreme poverty, neglect, abuse, or severe maternal depression can weaken the architecture of the developing brain. This video, presented in Portuguese, explains the concept and ramifications of toxic stress. It is from the series Three Core Concepts in Early Development (Três Conceitos Fundamentais Sobre o Desenvolvimento na Primeira Infância).

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El estrés tóxico perjudica el desarrollo saludable

Subtitled in Spanish, this video, originally titled Toxic Stress Derails Healthy Development, is from the series Three Core Concepts in Early Development (Tres Conceptos Clave del Desarrollo Infantil Temprano). The series 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.

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En Breve: El Impacto de la Adversidad Durante la Infancia Sobre el Desarrollo de los Niños

Lo que sucede en la infancia temprana puede importar a lo largo de la vida. Para manejar exitosamente el futuro de nuestra sociedad, debemos reconocer los problemas y abordarlos antes de que empeoren. Las investigaciones sobre la biología del estrés durante la infancia temprana muestran cómo adversidades mayores, como la pobreza extrema, el abuso o […]

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Toxic Stress Derails Healthy Development (Arabic subtitles)

Learning how to cope with adversity is an important part of healthy development. While moderate, short-lived stress responses in the body can promote growth, toxic stress is the strong, unrelieved activation of the body’s stress management system in the absence of protective adult support. Without caring adults to buffer children, the unrelenting stress caused by […]

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Toxic Stress Derails Healthy Development (Icelandic)

Learning how to cope with adversity is an important part of healthy development. While moderate, short-lived stress responses in the body can promote growth, toxic stress is the strong, unrelieved activation of the body’s stress management system in the absence of protective adult support. Without caring adults to buffer children, the unrelenting stress caused by […]

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Toxic Stress Derails Healthy Development (Urdu subtitles)

Subtitled in Urdu, this video gives insight into how to deal with toxic stress. Learning how to cope with adversity is an important part of healthy development. While moderate, short-lived stress responses in the body can promote growth, toxic stress is the strong, unrelieved activation of the body’s stress management system in the absence of […]

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Toxic Stress Derails Healthy Development (Bulgarian subtitles)

Learning how to cope with adversity is an important part of healthy development. While moderate, short-lived stress responses in the body can promote growth, toxic stress is the strong, unrelieved activation of the body’s stress management system in the absence of protective adult support.

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Toxic Stress Derails Healthy Development (Serbian subtitles)

Learning how to cope with adversity is an important part of healthy development. While moderate, short-lived stress responses in the body can promote growth, toxic stress is the strong, unrelieved activation of the body’s stress management system in the absence of protective adult support.

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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.

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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.

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Toxic Stress Derails Healthy Development (Mandarin subtitles)

While moderate, short-lived stress responses in the body can promote growth, toxic stress is the strong, unrelieved activation of the body’s stress management system in the absence of protective adult support.

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