Series draws on neuroscience studies to link infant support and adult success

Four-month-old Johely Calixto and her parents visit her pediatrician in the new public TV documentary series The Raising of America, which examines the strong ties between a well-supported infancy and success in later life. (Photo: California Newsreel) The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation, a five-part documentary series premiering on public television this month, uses neuroscience to make a case that conditions in early childhood directly affect developing brains and later success in life. The project, more than six years in the making and with community screenings sponsored by 600 partners nationwide, is “the first documentary series to translate these scientific findings into compelling stories that challenge how parents, providers, policymakers and the public think about society’s interest and responsibilities in these first crucial years,”…


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