Childhood Poverty is Associated with Altered Hippocampal Function and Visuospatial Memory in Adulthood – Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

ABSTRACT Childhood poverty is a risk factor for poorer cognitive performance during childhood and adulthood. While evidence linking childhood poverty and memory deficits in adulthood has been accumulating, underlying neural mechanisms are unknown. To investigate neurobiological links between childhood poverty and adult memory performance, we used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) during a visuospatial memory … [Read More] Childhood Poverty is Associated with Altered Hippocampal Function and Visuospatial Memory in Adulthood – Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

Longitudinal Changes in Social Brain Development: Processing Outcomes for Friend and Self – Child Development

ABSTRACT Adolescence is an important time for social development during which friendships become more intimate and complex. In this functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) study we tested how outcomes for friends are processed on the neural level across adolescence. Participants between 8 and 27 years of age were tested twice with a 2-year difference between the … [Read More] Longitudinal Changes in Social Brain Development: Processing Outcomes for Friend and Self – Child Development

Child Development & Emotion Regulation – A selection of articles form various sources

A selection of articles form various sources The ability model of emotional intelligence: Principles and updates / JD Mayer, DR Caruso, P Salovey – Emotion Review, 2016 — … research attention and that have been directly related to emotionally intelligent reasoning … We suspect that the three intelligences themselves—emotional, personal, and social—may … at three … [Read More] Child Development & Emotion Regulation – A selection of articles form various sources

Poverty, Family Chronic-stress and Children’s Development – A selection of articles form various sources

A selection of articles form various sources Assessing Perceptions of Culture and Trauma in an Elementary School: Informing a Model for Culturally Responsive Trauma-Informed Schools / LV Blitz, EM Anderson, M Saastamoinen – The Urban Review — … factors often associated with childhood adversity (Felitti and Anda 2010), may also impact family involvement. … better understand what the school … [Read More] Poverty, Family Chronic-stress and Children’s Development – A selection of articles form various sources

7 Ways to Calm a Young Brain in Trauma – Edutopia

Extract from an article by  Dr. Lori Desautels A Past Marked by Tragedy and Trauma Max is one of my sixth-grade students. He meanders into the classroom each day carrying in a past filled with tragedy. His mother was murdered last spring and his father almost exactly a year before her. Now living with his alcoholic … [Read More] 7 Ways to Calm a Young Brain in Trauma – Edutopia

Family Poverty & Children’s Development – A selection of articles from a variety of sources

Assessing Perceptions of Culture and Trauma in an Elementary School: Informing a Model for Culturally Responsive Trauma-Informed Schools / LV Blitz, EM Anderson, M Saastamoinen – The Urban Review — … factors often associated with childhood adversity (Felitti and Anda 2010), may also impact family involvement. … better understand what the school may need to change to become more … [Read More] Family Poverty & Children’s Development – A selection of articles from a variety of sources

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