This knowledge platform for scholarly publishing is provided by the ECPC. Research and scholarly output included here has been selected and deposited based on its relevance to early childhood development, social cohesion, violence prevention and peace promotion, and more. Additional literature will be added as it becomes available.
Annual Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) 2021. New York: United Nations Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC); 2021.
Handbook of Father Involvement: Multidisciplinary Perspectives. Taylor & Francis; 2012.
Social psychological contributions to the decade of the brain. Doctrine of multilevel analysis. Am Psychol. 1992;47(8):1019-28.
A quantitative meta-analysis of functional imaging studies of social rejection. Sci Rep. 2013;3:2027.
Environmental regulation of the neural epigenome. FEBS Lett. 2011;585(13):2049-58.
Changing children's intergroup attitudes toward refugees: testing different models of extended contact. Child Dev. 2006;77(5):1208-19.
Maternal programming of reproductive function and behavior in the female rat. Front Evol Neurosci. 2011;3:10.
The programming of individual differences in defensive responses and reproductive strategies in the rat through variations in maternal care. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2005;29(4-5):843-65.
Variation in maternal care influences ventromedial hypothalamus activation in the rat. J Neuroendocrinol. 2011;23(5):393-400.
Promoting Mother–Infant Book Sharing and Infant Attention and Language Development in an Impoverished South African Population: A Pilot Study. Early Childhood Educ J. 2014;42:143-152.
Impact of a Social-emotional Skills-Building Program (Pisotón) on Early Development of Children in Colombia: A Pilot Effectiveness Study. International Journal of Educational Research. 2022;111:101898.
Maternal perceptions of paternal investment are associated with relationship satisfaction and breastfeeding duration in humans. Journal of Family Psychology. 2018;32(8):1025-1035.
The Family Context of Parenting in Children's Adaptation to Elementary School. Taylor & Francis; 2005.
Promoting Fathers' Engagement With Children: Preventive Interventions for Low-Income Families. Journal of Marriage and Family. 2009;71:663-679.
Primarily Peaceful: Nurturing Peace in the Primary Grades. Early Childhood Educ J. 2005;32:321-328.
Peer Mediation: Citizenship And Social Inclusion Revisited: Citizenship and Social Inclusion in Action. McGraw-Hill Education; 2007.
A longitudinal study of relational aggression, physical aggression, and children's social-psychological adjustment. J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2006;34:131-42.
Postinfancy growth, schooling, and cognitive achievement: Young Lives. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013;98:1555-63.
Evaluation of a Wraparound Process for Children Exposed to Family Violence. Best Practice in Mental Health. 2008;4(4).
Intergenerational transmission of relationship aggression: a prospective longitudinal study. Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association (Division 43). 2010;24:688-97.
Dominance, Status and Social Hierarchies. In: Buss D.M., editor. The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology. Wiley; 2005. 6. p. 676-697p.
Children and violence: the role of children's regulation in the marital aggression-child adjustment link. Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev. 2009;12:3-15.
Political Violence and Child Adjustment: Longitudinal Tests of Sectarian Antisocial Behavior, Family Conflict and Insecurity as Explanatory Pathways. Child Development. 2012;83:461-468.
The Economics and Psychology of Inequality and Human Development. J Eur Econ AssocJ Eur Econ Assoc. 2009;7:320-364.
Global health post-2015: the case for universal health equity. Glob Health Action. 2013;6:19661.
Aggression in young children with concurrent callous-unemotional traits: can the neurosciences inform progress and innovation in treatment approaches? Philos Trans R Soc Lond, B, Biol Sci. 2008;363(1503):2567-76.
Methylation of the oxytocin receptor gene and oxytocin blood levels in the development of psychopathy. Dev Psychopathol. 2014;26:33-40.
Effective interventions and strategies for improving early child development. BMJ. 2015;351:h4029.
Early childhood development: the foundation of sustainable development. The Lancet. 2017;389:9-11.
Supporting Maternal Mental Health and Nurturing Care in Humanitarian Settings. Journal on Education in Emergencies. 2021;7(1):119.
Youth violence. Developmental pathways and prevention challenges. American journal of preventive medicine. 2001;20:3-14.
Maternal history of autoimmune disease and later development of tourette syndrome in offspring. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2015;54:495-501.e1.
Welcome Home and Early Start: An Assessment of Program Quality and Outcomes. Chicago: Chapin Hall Center for Children, University of Chicago; 2005.
The Descent of Man. D. Appleton and Company; 1871.
The Role of Education in Peacebulding Country Report: Uganda. UNICEF Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR), University of Amsterdam Centre for International Education, University of Sussex UNESCO Centre at Ulster University; 2015.
Levels, Trends, and Determinants of Child Maltreatment in the Western Cape Province. In: Marindo R., Gaisie S.K., editors. The State of the Population in the Western Cape Province. Cape Town: HSRC Press; 2008. 9. p. 97-125p.
Monitoring Child Well-being: A South African Rights-based Approach. HSRC Publishers; 2007.
Structural violence and early childhood development. In: Leckman JF, Panter-Brick C, Salah R, editors. Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families. The MIT Press; 2014. 2. p. 233-250p.
The Origins of War: Biological and Anthropological Theories. History and Theory. 1996;35:1-28.
Relationships between Macro and Micro Socio-Cultural Contexts: Implications for the Study of Interactions in the Mathematics Classroom. Educational Studies in Mathematics. 2000;41:1-29.
Psychiatric co-morbidity in caregivers and children involved in maltreatment: a pilot research study with policy implications. Child Abuse Negl. 2001;25:923-44.
Demographic, maltreatment, and neurobiological correlates of PTSD symptoms in children and adolescents. J Pediatr Psychol. 2010;35:570-7.
Biologic findings of post-traumatic stress disorder and child maltreatment. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2003;5:108-17.
The neuropeptide oxytocin regulates parochial altruism in intergroup conflict among humans. Science. 2010;328(5984):1408-11.
Oxytocin promotes human ethnocentrism. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2011;108(4):1262-6.
Oxytocin modulates cooperation within and competition between groups: an integrative review and research agenda. Hormones and behavior. 2012;61:419-28.
PKCalpha is genetically linked to memory capacity in healthy subjects and to risk for posttraumatic stress disorder in genocide survivors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2012;109:8746-51.
A deletion variant of the alpha2b-adrenoceptor is related to emotional memory in Europeans and Africans. Nature neuroscience. 2007;10:1137-9.
The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society. Three Rivers Press; 2010.
Good Natured: The Origins of Right and Wrong in Humans and Other Animals. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press; 1996.
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