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Welcome to ourNews, where we keep up-to-date with research and other news related to infant mental health. These articles can be of interest to both parents and professionals.
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Autism and the brain's response to biological motion

Kristi Poppi - January 17th 2017

A recent study looked at brain responses to biological motion that may predict treatment outcome in young children with autism

child's eyes
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Early parental care and brain development

Guest post by Kristi Poppi - June 15th 2016

Hallam Hurt, a neonatologist in Philadelphia and her colleagues conducted a longitudinal study in order to explore early childhood experience and later brain structure. The researchers published the study in 2010 demonstrating that childhood experience shapes the developing brain.
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Brain connectivity, preschool poverty and school-age depression

Geoff Ferguson - February 16th 2016 Read more

The prenatal effect of a mother's early trauma

Geoff Ferguson - November 18th 2015 Read more

Brain changes, depression and psychodynamic psychotherapy

Elise Daumain - July 27th 2015 Read more

Harsh criticism and lasting anxiety?

Scientific American carried an interesting report on a study which looked at the effects of punitive criticism on activity in the medial prefrontal cortex.  Read more

The effects of prenatal maternal depression

Geoff Ferguson - March 22nd 2015 Read more

Synaptic overabundance and autism

Geoff Ferguson - August 23rd 2014  Read more

Welcome to ourNews, where we keep up-to-date with research and other news related to infant mental health. These articles can be of interest to both parents and professionals.
We are keen to know your views and so please do comment on our articles.
Is there a topic that you would like us to write about? Just send us a message via 'Contact us'.

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