A series of documents from What About The Children? summarising professional papers and research findings, available to download as PDF files.

  • Early Experience in Humans is Associated with Changes in Neuropeptides Critical for Regulating Social Behaviour (2005)
    Wismer Fries, November 2005

pdfEarly Experience in Humans is Associated with Changes in Neuropeptides Critical for Regulating Social Behaviour

  • Transition to Childcare: Associations with Infant-Mother Attachment, Infant Negative Emotion, and Cortisol Elevation (2004)
    L. Ahnert, M.R. Gunnar, M.E. Lamb & M. Barthel. Child Development (2004) 75(3), 639-6502

pdfTransition to Childcare: Associations with Infant-Mother Attachment, Infant Negative Emotion, and Cortisol Elevation

  • The Effects of Early Maternal Employment on Child Development in the UK (2003)
    The CMPO Research Team, University of Bristol, 2003

pdfThe Effects of Early Maternal Employment on Child Development in the UK

  • The Uniqueness of the Child-Father Attachment Relationship: Fathers' Sensitive and Challenging Play as a Pivitol Variable in a 16-year Longitudinal Study (2002)
    Karin Grossmann et al.
    Social Development 2002, vol 11

pdfThe Uniqueness of the Child-Father Attachment Relationship

  • Emanuel Miller Lecture 2001: Developmental Risks (Still) Associated with Early Child Care (2001)
    Professor Jay Belsky
    Journal of Child Psychology 2001, vol 42, no7 pp845-859

pdfEmanuel Miller Lecture

  • The First and Forever Bond (2001)
    Angela Spivey, Endeavors, Winter 2001
    Mothering and Oxytocin or Hormonal Cocktails For Two
    Sarah Blaffer Hardy and C. Sue Carter
    Natural History, 12/95

pdfThe First and Forever Bond

  • Minds in the Making: Attachment, the Self-organizing Brain, and Developmentally-orientated Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (2001)
    Allan N. Shore
    British Journal of Psychotherapy 17(3), 2001

pdfMinds in the Making

  • Quality of Early Care and Buffering of Neuroedocrine Stress Reactions: Potential Effects on the Developing Human Brain (1998)
    M. Gunnar 1998
    Preventative Medicine, 27:208-211

pdfQuality of Early Care and Buffering of Neuroedocrine Stress Reactions