Annual Reviews has curated a new review article collection to explore both environmental and behavioral impacts on child development. In this interdisciplinary collection, our experts discuss risk factors influencing childhood development, including Adversity, Trauma, and Stress, Parental Influence, Health and Nutrition, Poverty, Early Childcare and Education
The early years of a child's life are critical to their health and development. Many factors are instrumental for children to reach their developmental milestones including proper nutrition, exercise, emotional support, and education.
The extent of how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted children's health long-term development will be a much-debated topic for years to come. Scientists are striving to understand the potential long-term effects on children resulting from day-to-day disruption, social distancing measures, and even food insecurity.
Annual Reviews has curated a new review article collection to explore both environmental and behavioral impacts on child development. In this interdisciplinary collection, our experts discuss risk factors influencing childhood development, including:
Our Child Development collection of 21 review articles from 8 Annual Reviews journals is freely available to download and share with colleagues and students.
You may also be interested in watching: "Effects of the pandemic on the developing child", an online discussion with Ann Masten and Cynthia García Coll. The event was hosted by Knowable Magazine as part of the Reset series of events and science journalism exploring how the world is navigating the coronavirus pandemic.
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|ScienceOpen disciplines:||Education, Sociology, Social policy & Welfare, Psychology, General behavioral science, Family & Child studies|
|Keywords:||child development, childhood development, parenting, early childhood, child health, toxic stress, child care, cognitive development, nurture, childhood adversity|