Understand Violence: When Bad Things Happen to Good Brains
From Pauline Zerla
Speaker: Dr Charles Nelson, Professor of Paediatrics and Neuroscience at Harvard Medical School, Director of Research in the Division of Developmental Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital
Chair: Dr. Ted Barker, Reader in Developmental Psychopathology, Department of Psychology, King's College London
In this talk, Dr. Charles Nelson will begin by providing a conceptual
framework for experience-dependent development, followed by
a high-level discussion of the effects of early adversity. He will focus
on early life stress and profound neglect.