International Child Development Experts Convene to Focus on the Significant Potential to Reduce …

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Simms/Mann Institute brought together seven of the world’s thought leaders in developmental neuroscience research, an economist and more than 400 professionals in the fields of education, business, philanthropy and medicine for the Third Annual Simms/Mann Institute Think Tank. The first-of-its-kind event showcased research on how early experience and environment, along with caring relationships, shape brain architecture.At the conclusion of the Think Tank, the participating developmental neuroscience researchers issued the following joint statement:It is understood that infancy and early childhood are critical for the developing brain to lay the foundation for adaptability and resilience. When this normal development is threatened or interrupted – as occurs in times of severe/toxic stress – children may be deprived of essential elements required for proper development. The impact of these…


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