Evaluating the efficacy of children participating in Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters [HIPPY] and Head Start – Journal of Early Childhood Research

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of the Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters [HIPPY] program when implemented within Head Start programs by measuring children’s language proficiency scores. Participants were kindergarteners concurrently enrolled in both a Head Start program and the Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters [HIPPY] … [Read More] Evaluating the efficacy of children participating in Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters [HIPPY] and Head Start – Journal of Early Childhood Research

Early Life Adversity during the Infant Sensitive Period for Attachment: Programming of Behavioral Neurobiology of Threat Processing and Social Behavior – Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

ABSTRACT Animals, including humans, require a highly coordinated and flexible system of social behavior and threat evaluation. However, trauma can disrupt this system, with the amygdala implicated as a mediator of these impairments in behavior. Recent evidence has further highlighted the context of infant trauma as a critical variable in determining its immediate and enduring … [Read More] Early Life Adversity during the Infant Sensitive Period for Attachment: Programming of Behavioral Neurobiology of Threat Processing and Social Behavior – Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

Attachment to Mother and Father at Transition to Middle Childhood – Journal of Child and Family Studies

ABSTRACT The present study investigated concordance between representations of attachment to mother and attachment to father, and convergence between two narrative-based methods addressing these representations in middle childhood: the Manchester Child Attachment Story Task (MCAST) and the Secure Base Script Test (SBST). One hundred and twenty 6-year-old children were assessed by separate administrations of the … [Read More] Attachment to Mother and Father at Transition to Middle Childhood – Journal of Child and Family Studies

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