TITLE

Review of two reports on the development of children

AUTHOR(S)
Coote, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Future Times;2009, Vol. 3, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reviews two reports on child development. "Healthy Families, Young Minds and Developing Brains: Enabling All Children to Reach Their Potential" examines the scientific understanding of brain development, including debates on the role of environments in the growth of the neural pathways in the brain. The second report titled "Ending the Intergenerational Dysfunction in NZ Families: The Importance of Early Intervention" focuses on the importance of secure and loving care for young children.
ACCESSION #
44168381

 

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