Research & Reports

A Brief History of Seeing is Believing in Niagara, Report to the Early Childhood Community; Niagara Region Public Health

Calm, Alert and Happy; Dr. Stuart Shanker

Children’s Emotional Development Is Built into the Architecture of Their Brains; Center on the Developing Child; Harvard University

Community Report: A Collaborative Approach to Embedding the Science of Infant Mental Health and Enhancing Infant Mental Health Services; Infant Mental Health Promotion at the Hospital for Sick Children; September 2015
Niagara Report

Early Childhood Development: Royal College Position Statement; Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Early Childhood Investments Substantially Boost Adult Health; Frances Campbell, Gabriella Conti, James J. Heckman, Seong Hyeok Moon, Rodrigo Pinto, Elizabeth Pungello, Yi Pan

Early Experiences Can Alter Gene Expression and Affect Long-Term Development; Center on the Developing Child; Harvard University

Embedding the Science of Infant Mental Health in Practice and Policy Executive Summary; Infant Mental Health Promotion at the Hospital for Sick Children; September 2015

Emotional Trauma in Infancy; Evelyn Wotherspoon, Erinn Hawkins, and Pamela Gough

Excessive Stress Disrupts the Architecture of the Developing Brain; Center on the Developing Child; Harvard University

Feasibility Study on Literacy and Mental Health; Ottawa Community Coalition for Literacy, February 2007

Leave No Child Behind! Social Exclusion and Child Development; Clyde Hertzman

Patterns of Infant-Mother Attachments: Antecedents and Effects on Development; Mary D. Salter Ainsworth, Ph.D.; 1985

Proven Benefits of Early Childhood Interventions; RAND

Relationship of Childhood Abuse and Household Dysfunction to Many of the Leading Causes of Death in Adults: The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study; American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Supporting Ontario’s Youngest Minds: Investing in the Mental Health of Children Under 6; Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child & Youth Mental Health; November 2014

Supportive Relationships and Active Skill-Building Strengthen the Foundations of Resilience; Center on the Developing Child; Harvard University

The Bucharest Early Intervention Project: Case Study in the Ethics of Mental Health Research; The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease

The Effects of a Secure Attachment Relationship on Right Brain Development, Affect Regulation, & Infant Mental Health; Allan N. Schore

The Science of Neglect: The Persistent Absence of Responsive Care Disrupts the Developing Brain; Center on the Developing Child; Harvard University

The Social Determinants of Early Child Development: An Overview; Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health

The Strange Situation; Mary D. Salter Ainsworth, Ph.D

Variations in Maternal Care in the Rat as a Mediating Influence for the Effects of Environment on Developmentt; Frances A. Champagne, Darlene D. Francis, Adam Mar, Michael J. Meaney

Vision Calibrates Sound Localization in Developing Barn Owls; The Journal of Neuroscience