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.
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.
Early childhood investments substantially boost adult health. Science. 2014;343(6178):1478-85.
Effects of early intervention on intellectual and academic achievement: a follow-up study of children from low-income families. Child Dev. 1994;65(2 Spec No):684-98.
Adult outcomes as a function of an early childhood educational program: an Abecedarian Project follow-up. Dev Psychol. 2012;48(4):1033-43.
Adult outcomes as a function of an early childhood educational program: an Abecedarian Project follow-up. Developmental psychology. 2012;48:1033-43.
Early childhood investments substantially boost adult health. ScienceScience. 2014;343:1478-85.
Identifying and Minimizing Errors in the Measurement of Early Childhood Development: Lessons Learned from the Cognitive Testing of the ECDI2030. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2021;18(22):12181.
Developmental effects of exposure to Intimate Partner Violence in early childhood: A review of the literature. Children and Youth Services Review. 2009;31:831-839.
Testosterone reactivity to provocation mediates the effect of early intervention on aggressive behavior. Psychol Sci. 2014;25(5):1140-6.
Constructing Patriotism: Teaching History and Memories in Global Worlds. Information Age Pub.; 2011.
Update on Neuroimaging and Cognitive Functioning in Maltreatment-Related Pediatric PTSD: Treatment Implications. J Fam Viol. 2013;28:53-61.
Developmental consequences of oxytocin. Physiol Behav. 2003;79(3):383-97.
Attachment and Bonding: A New Synthesis. Boston, MA: The MIT Press; 2005.
Peptide pathways to peace. In: Leckman J.F, Panter-Brick C., Salah R., editors. Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families. Vol 15. MIT Press; 2014. 4. p. 43-64p.
Neuroendocrine perspectives on social attachment and love. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 1998;23(8):779-818.
The chemistry of child neglect: do oxytocin and vasopressin mediate the effects of early experience? Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2005;102(51):18247-8.
Sex differences in oxytocin and vasopressin: implications for autism spectrum disorders? Behav Brain Res. 2007;176(1):170-86.
Oxytocin pathways and the evolution of human behavior. Annu Rev Psychol. 2014;65:17-39.
Consequences of early experiences and exposure to oxytocin and vasopressin are sexually dimorphic. Dev Neurosci. 2009;31(4):332-41.
Physiological substrates of mammalian monogamy: the prairie vole model. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 1995;19(2):303-14.
The biochemistry of love: an oxytocin hypothesis. EMBO Rep. 2013;14(1):12-6.
Parents as Partners: A U.K. Trial of a U.S. Couples-Based Parenting Intervention For At-Risk Low-Income Families. Family Process. 2017;56(3):589-606.
Do early infant feeding patterns relate to breast-feeding continuation and weight gain? Data from a longitudinal cohort study. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2004;58:1290-6.
Role of genotype in the cycle of violence in maltreated children. Science. 2002;297(5582):851-4.
The Nature of the Child’s Ties. In: Cassidy J., Shaver P.R., editors. Handbook of Attachment, Third Edition: Theory, Research, and Clinical Applications. 3rd ed. New York: Guilford Publications; 2018. 3. p. 3-22p.
Truth, lies, and intimacy: an attachment perspective. Attach Hum Dev. 2001;3(2):121-55.
Tsunami, war, and cumulative risk in the lives of Sri Lankan schoolchildren. Child Dev. 2010;81(4):1176-91.
Beyond individual war trauma: domestic violence against children in Afghanistan and Sri Lanka. J Marital Fam Ther. 2008;34(2):165-76.
The effects of Healthy Steps on discipline strategies of parents of young children. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology. 2003;24(5):517-534.
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Summer preschool program for refugees: A practitioner's guide for improving school readiness. Istanbul, Turkey: ACEV - Mother Child Education Foundation; 2017.
Parent-child interaction therapy with physically abusive parents: efficacy for reducing future abuse reports. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2004;72(3):500-10.
Naturally occurring variations in maternal behavior in the rat are associated with differences in estrogen-inducible central oxytocin receptors. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2001;98(22):12736-41.
Interplay between social experiences and the genome: epigenetic consequences for behavior. Adv Genet. 2012;77:33-57.
Stress during gestation alters postpartum maternal care and the development of the offspring in a rodent model. Biol Psychiatry. 2006;59(12):1227-35.
Epigenetic legacy of parental experiences: Dynamic and interactive pathways to inheritance. Development and psychopathology. 2016;28:1219-1228.
Linking child survival and child development for health, equity, and sustainable development. Lancet. 2013;381(9877):1514-5.
The early years: silent emergency or unique opportunity? The Lancet. Submitted;389:11-13.
Linking child survival and child development for health, equity, and sustainable development. Lancet (London, England). 2013;381:1514-5.
The Changing State of Global Poverty. In: Ortiz I., Daniels L.M., Engilbertsdottir S., editors. Child Poverty and Inequality: New Perspectives. New York: UNICEF; 2011. 4. p. 42-47p.
Truth commissions and intergroup forgiveness: The case of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology. 2007;13:51-69.
Socioemotional Development in Cultural Context. Guilford Publications; 2011.
Exploring antenatal education content for couples in Blantyre, Malawi. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2018;18(1).
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