Some of the nation’s worst social problems arise from traumatic childhood experiences. In this 60 Minutes report, Oprah highlights a revolutionary approach.
Posts Tagged ‘neuroscience’
A new study shows how stress affects health overall & the brain. Learn more about the study & how KVC is helping to treat children who experience stress.
A new national campaign is raising awareness about the prevalence and impact of children’s exposure to violence and trauma and providing resources for adults to help kids heal from trauma.
The latest neuroscience tells us that trauma affects a child’s developing brain and impacts his or her behavior, biological development and even later-life health.
Good mental health gives children the ability to interact in social environments, follow directions, solve problems and manage their emotions.
Read the latest stories of how KVC is helping children and families across the U.S.
KVC is expanding its neuroscience initiative. That includes developing new hands-on brain development tools for professionals and families and sharing information to influence policymaking.
Highly segregated, low-income neighborhoods such as Ferguson, MO, are experiencing a toxic stress epidemic. As parents become overwhelmed, children miss out on positive interactions needed for healthy brain development.
The Raising of America is a new five-part documentary series that explores how conditions faced by children and their families during infancy and the early years can literally alter the developing brain and affect a child’s future success—in school and in life.
An executive order signed by President Obama encourages the federal government to design its policies and programs around behavioral science insights.