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.
Advancing equity in early childhood education. NAEYC position statement. Washington, DC: National Association for the Education of Young Children NAEYC; 2019.
Effect of participatory women's groups and counselling through home visits on children's linear growth in rural eastern India (CARING trial): a cluster-randomised controlled trial. The Lancet Global Health. 2017;5(10):e1004-e1016.
Social Science–Based Pathways to Reduce Social Inequality in Youth Outcomes and Opportunities at Scale. Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World. 2021;7:237802312110202.
Moving from Evidence to Implementation of Early Childhood Programs: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief. Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally; 2016.
Investing in Young Children Globally for Peaceful Societies: Proceedings of a Joint Workshop. Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally (iYCG), UNICEF, King Abdulla Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue; 2016.
Eager to Learn: Educating Our Preschoolers. Bowman B.T, Donovan M.S, Burns M.S, editors. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press; 2000.
Differential patterns of whole-genome DNA methylation in institutionalized children and children raised by their biological parents. Dev Psychopathol. 2012;24(1):143-55.
A Study of Education and Resilience in Kenya’s Arid and Semi-Arid Lands. UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO); 2015.
Political violence, social integration, and youth functioning: Palestinian youth from the Intifada. Journal of Community Psychology. 2001;29(3):259-280.
Annual Research Review: The experience of youth with political conflict--challenging notions of resilience and encouraging research refinement. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2013;54(4):461-73.
Connectedness in the lives of children and adolescents: a call for greater conceptual clarity. J Adolesc Health. 2008;43(3):209-16.
Adolescents and War: How Youth Deal with Political Violence. Oxford University Press; 2009.
Demographic, physical and mental health assessments in the adolescent brain and cognitive development study: Rationale and description. Developmental cognitive neuroscience. 2018;32:55-66.
Children's physiological and emotional reactions to witnessing bullying predict bystander intervention. Child Dev. 2013;84(1):375-90.
Contemporary Hunter-Gatherers: Current Theoretical Issues in Ecology and Social Organization. Annual Review of Anthropology. 1983;12(1):193-214.
Maternal responsiveness and cognitive development in children. In: Bornstein M.H, editor. Maternal Responsiveness: Characteristics and consequences. San Francisco: Jassey-Bass; 1989.
Developmental origins of non-communicable disease: implications for research and public health. Environ Health. 2012;11:42.
Contributions of nonmaternal caregivers to infant feeding in a low-income African-American sample. Maternal & Child Nutrition. 2018:e12610.
Early childhood development: a new challenge for the SDG era. Lancet Glob Health. 2016;4:e873-e874.
A review of electrophysiology in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: I. Qualitative and quantitative electroencephalography. Clin Neurophysiol. 2003;114(2):171-83.
Oxytocin selectively improves empathic accuracy. Psychol Sci. 2010;21(10):1426-8.
Social effects of oxytocin in humans: context and person matter. Trends Cogn Sci (Regul Ed). 2011;15(7):301-9.
Effects of oxytocin on recollections of maternal care and closeness. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2010;107(50):21371-5.
Prosocial Behavior and Altruism. In: D. al. Get, editor. The Handbook of Social Psychology. New York: McGraw-HIll; 1998. 2. p. 282-316p.
Oxytocin shapes the neural circuitry of trust and trust adaptation in humans. Neuron. 2008;58(4):639-50.
The Discipline Controversy Revisited. Family Relations. 1996;45:405-414.
Children, Wired: For Better and for Worse. Neuron. 2010;67(5):692-701.
Three-year-old outcomes of a brief universal parenting intervention to prevent behaviour problems: randomised controlled trial. Arch Dis Child. 2010;95(3):187-92.
Parenting in a pandemic. BBC Parentland; 2020.
Toxic Stress in Children. MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 2019;44(1):53.
Appetitive motivation predicts the neural response to facial signals of aggression. J Neurosci. 2008;28(11):2719-25.
Impact of an educational intervention on caregivers' beliefs about infant crying and knowledge of shaken baby syndrome. Acad Pediatr. 2011;11(6):481-6.
Familiarity promotes the blurring of self and other in the neural representation of threat. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2013;8(6):670-7.
Population Quantity, Quality and Mobility. In: Behrman J.R., editor. Towards a Better Global Economy: Policy Implications for Citizens Worldwide in the 21st Century. OUP Oxford; 2014.
Nutritional supplementation in girls influences the growth of their children: prospective study in Guatemala. Am J Clin Nutr. 2009;90(5):1372-9.
Methodologies to Evaluate Early Childhood Development Programs. Washington, D.C.: The World Bank; 2007.
Teaching Contested Narratives. Cambridge University Press; 2014.
Converging on child mental health - toward shared global action for child development. Glob Ment Health (Camb). 2017;4:e20.
Building, Imagining, and Experiencing Europe: Institutions and Identities in the European Union. In: Bellier I., Wilson T., editors. An Anthropology of the European Union. Oxford: Berg; 2000. 1. p. 1-27p.
Beyond risk, resilience, and dysregulation: phenotypic plasticity and human development. Dev Psychopathol. 2013;25(4 Pt 2):1243-61.
Childhood experience, interpersonal development, and reproductive strategy: and evolutionary theory of socialization. Child Dev. 1991;62(4):647-70.
Variation in Susceptibility to Environmental Influence: An Evolutionary Argument. Psychological Inquiry. 1997;8:182-186.
War, trauma and children's development: Observations from a modern evolutionary perspective. Int J Behav Dev. 2008;32:260-271.
For better and for worse: Differential susceptibility to environmental influences. Curr Dir Psychol Sci. 2007;16:300-304.
The intergenerational transmission of parenting: introduction to the special section. Developmental psychology. 2009;45:1201-4.
Genetics and the geography of health, behaviour and attainment. Nature Human Behaviour. 2019.
An assessment of antenatal care among Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Confl Health. 2015;9:8.
Gene variants associated with antisocial behaviour: a latent variable approach. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2013;54:1074-85.
Resolving International Conflicts: The Theory and Practice of Mediation. Lynne Rienner Publishers; 1996.
Genetic syndromes caused by mutations in epigenetic genes. Hum Genet. 2013;132(4):359-83.
Maternal stress during pregnancy predicts cognitive ability and fearfulness in infancy. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2007;46(11):1454-63.
Enhancing attachment organization among maltreated children: results of a randomized clinical trial. Child Dev. 2012;83(2):623-36.
Early Childhood Matters | Special Issue "A good start: Advances in early childhood development". The Netherlands: Bernard van Leer Foundation; 2015.
Early Childhood Matters Magazine . The Netherlands: Bernard van Leer Foundation; 2018.
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