Spotlight on Development


Childhood and family influences on body mass index in early adulthood: findings from the Ontario Child Health Study

Development of a Childhood Attachment and Relational Trauma Screen (CARTS): a relational-socioecological framework for surveying attachment security and childhood trauma history

A Conscious Control Over Life and My Emotions- Mindfulness Practice and Healthy Young People. A Qualitative Study

Poverty, maltreatment and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Minority ethnic adolescents wellbeing: Child rearing practices and positive family influences

Through the Kids . . . We Connected With Our Community": Children as Catalysts of Social Capital

Parental Psychological Distress During Pregnancy and Early Growth in Preschool Children: The Generation R Study

Physical exercise and executive functions in preadolescent children, adolescents and young adults: a meta-analysis

Cognitive stimulation (executive functions)

Basic Trust: An Attachment-Oriented Intervention Based on Mind-Mindedness in Adoptive Families

Parents Professional Sources of Advice Regarding Child Discipline and Their Use of Corporal Punishment

Characteristics of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire in Preschool Children

Is there a Home Advantage in School Readiness for Young Children? Trends in parent engagement in cognitive activities with young children, 1991-2001

Resilience in developmental psychopathology - contributions of the project competence longtitudinal study

Childhood personality as a harbinger of competence and resilience in adulthood

Children's vagal regulatory capacity predicts attenuated sympathetic stress reactivity in a socially supportive context- Evidence for a protective effect of the vagal system

Adapting to aging out - Profiles of risk and resilience among emancipated foster youth

Changes in adolescents' risk factors following peer sexual coercion - evidence for a feedback loop

Targeted Rejection Triggers Differential Pro- and Anti-Inflammatory Gene Expression in Adolescents as a Function of Social Status

Risk and resilience in development and psychopathology - The legacy of Norman Gamezy

Resilience in the transition to adulthood

The adaptation and well-being of adolescent immigrants in Greek schools - A multilevel, longitudinal study of risks and resources

Dissociation between affective sharing and emotion understanding in juvenile psychopaths

Explaining the longitudinal association between puberty and depression: Sex differences in the mediating effects of peer stress

Biologically flavored perspectives on Garmezian resilience

Physiological correlates of peer victimization and aggression in African American urban adolescents

Childhood abuse and stress generation: The mediational effect of depressogenic cognitive styles

Women with a History of Childhood Maltreatment Exhibit more Activation in Association Areas Following Non-Traumatic Olfactory Stimuli: A fMRI Study.

Systematic review of sedentary behaviour and health indicators in the early years (aged 0–4 years)

Systematic review of physical activity and health in the early years (aged 0–4 years)

The Lifelong Effects of Early Childhood Adversity and Toxic Stress

Meanings of play among children

School Factors as Moderators of the Relationship Between Physical Child Abuse and Pathways of Antisocial Behavior

Playing for health? Revisiting health promotion to examine the emerging public health position on children's play


Three Core Concepts in Early Development