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From neurons to neighborhoods: The science of early childhood development

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Shonkoff, Jack P. & Phillips, Deborah A. Editors; Committee on Integrating the Science of Early Childhood Development, Board on Children, Youth, and Families
Publication Date: 
3 Oct 2000

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How can we use our burgeoning knowledge to assure the well-being of all young children, for their own sake as well as for the sake of our nation? Drawing from new findings, this book presents important conclusions about nature-versus-nurture, the impact of being born into a working family, the effect of politics on programs for children, the costs and benefits of intervention, and other issues.

The committee issues a series of challenges to decision makers regarding the quality of child care, issues of racial and ethnic diversity, the integration of children's cognitive and emotional development, and more.

book / booklet
Entered Date: 
1 Feb 2001
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