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Vandenbroeck Michel, February, 2014
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This commentary touches upon several controversial issues encountered in the publication of early childhood research. The author identifies the following general challenges: the conflicts of interested faced by researchers affiliated with programs…
Lally J. Ronald, 2011
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A discussion of the influence of the caring environment on the intellectual and brain development of infants, and a presentation of child care and parental leave policy recommendations designed to optimize healthy infant brain development and to lay…
United States. Congress. House, 01 March, 2008
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Highlights from a summit convened by Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, to use experts' knowledge of early childhood development to inform child policy
National Scientific Council on the Developing Child, February 2008
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An overview of the foundations of early brain development, with policy implications for early childhood programs and services
Phillips Deborah A., 2008
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Congressional testimony on early brain development, early income-linked achievement disparities, and the impacts of child care and early education programs on child outcomes
Young Mary Eming, Mustard J. Fraser, 2008
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An argument for the increased investment in early childhood development (ECD) and the expansion of education and care services in Sub-Saharan Africa, based on the premise that healthy brain development helps children achieve their full potential
National Scientific Council on the Developing Child, December, 2007
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An exploration of the role of quality environments and experiences in children?s brain development, and a discussion of the implications of the relationship on policy and programs
Blair Clancy, Knipe Hilary, Cummings Eric, Baker David P., Gamson David, Eslinger Paul J., Thorne Steven L., 2007
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A presentation of a conceptual framework for the exploration of children's development and school readiness using concepts in developmental neuroscience
Rushton Stephen P., Eitelgeorge Janice, Zickafoose Ruby, 2003
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A study linking Brian Cambourne?s Conditions of Learning to a constructivist philosophy of education and to established brain-based principles and research
Phillips Deborah A., 2002
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A discussion of the Neurons to Neighborhoods report about relations between experiences in early child care settings and child competencies
Olson Richard K., Gayan Javier, 2001
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A discussion of the research of genetics versus environmental influences on children's literacy
Hawley Theresa, Gunner Megan, 2000
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A compendium of research studies highlighting the role of enriching experiences in children's brain development
Reference Group, April, 1999
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A call for government action to invest in early child development in Ontario, Canada, based on information about the relationships between early brain development and learning, behavior, and health
Zigler Edward F., Gilman Elizabeth, 1998
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A study of designing high quality mental health child care programs for at-risk young children
Groginsky Scott, Christian Steve, McConnell Laurie, 1998
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An examination of several state legislative child care policies and initiatives either enacted, pending, or defeated in response to recent brain development findings, particularly the discovery that babies? brains develop more rapidly and earlier…