ZERO TO THREE is a national, nonprofit organization that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policymakers, and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.
Building Healthy Families follows the guidelines established by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Changing Brains, Effects of Experience on Human Brain Development from the University of Oregon Brain Development Lab
Paul Tough, author of the new book "How Children Succeed" discusses how non-cognitive skills — qualities like tenacity, resilience, impulse control — are being viewed as increasingly vital in education and life. Dr. Nadine Burke Harris discusses studies showing how poverty-related stress can affect brain development, and inhibit the development of non-cognitive skills. Paul Tough discusses research that suggests these skills can be learned, even with young people who face adverse situations.
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