Date Developed: 6/27/2008. Source: Center on the Developing Child (Harvard University). Presenter(s): Pat R. Levitt, PhD. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Intermediate. Length: 80 minutes.
This presentation by Dr. Levitt provides a more in-depth look at the influence of significant stress in the early years of life on brain architecture and its implications for emotional development, social competence, and mental health as building blocks for school achievement, economic productivity, responsible citizenship, and healthy communities. Presentation slides are available for use.