The Science

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The Science

 

Translating dramatic advances in basic developmental science into clinical practice will not be easily accomplished. That said, translating this science into practice is also an unprecedented opportunity to positively influence life-course trajectories. The following figures summarize the interactions between experience, epigenetics, brain development and behavior, and how significant adversity and physiologic stress in childhood affect this on-going process. These figures are from Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope with Trauma.

 
 
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