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The Science Behind the Skills Adults Need to Succeed in Parenting and in the Workplace. This document details the science behind prolonged stress impacts and rebuilding skills to succeed in adulthood, oriented towards any service provider.
This document details the science behind prolonged stress impacts and rebuilding skills to succeed in adulthood, oriented towards any service provider.
This brief is part of a series that summarizes essential scientific findings from Center publications.
Led by pediatrician Jack Shonkoff, MD, the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, founded in 2006, aggregates and spurs local, national, and international innovation in policy, research, and practice for children and families.
The Center strives to present information, especially scientific information, in a way that is accessible to a wide range of readers.
Applying scientific research to practice and policy.
This interactive feature shows how the choices we make can help children and the community as a whole become more resilient in the face of serious challenges.
Infographic about toxic stress.