We have summarised some key academic papers and research findings from across the disciplines - including neuroscience, psychology and biology – to view on-line or download:

  • Lost connections: Oxytocin and the neural, physiological and behavioural consequences of disrupted relationships
    Pohl, T.T., Young, L.J. & Bosch, O.J.
    Int. J. Psychophysiology 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2017.12.011

pdfLost connections: Oxytocin and the neural, physiological and behavioural consequences of disrupted relationships

  • Mothers’ and Fathers’ Sensitivity With Their Two Children: A Longitudinal Study From Infancy to Early Childhood
    Elizabeth T. Hallers-Haalboom, Marleen G. Groeneveld, Shiela R. van Berkel, Joyce J. Endendijk, Lotte D. van der Pol,
    Mariëlle Linting, Marian J. Bakermans-Kranenburg and Judi Mesman
    Developmental Psychology 2017. 53 (5), 860-872

pdfMothers’ and Fathers’ Sensitivity With Their Two Children: A Longitudinal Study From Infancy to Early Childhood

  • Association between maternal childhood trauma and offspring psychopathology: mediation analysis from the ALSPAC cohort
    Plant, D.T., Jones, F.W., Pariante, C.M. and Pawlby, S.
    British Journal of Psychiatry (2017), 211, 144-150

pdfAssociation between maternal childhood trauma and offspring psychopathology: mediation analysis from the ALSPAC cohort

  • Disorganized attachment in infancy: a review of the phenomenon and its implications for clinicians and policy-makers
    Pehr Granqvist, L. Alan Sroufe, Mary Dozier, Erik Hesse, Miriam Steele, Marinus van Ijzendoorn, Judith Solomon, Carlo Schuengel, Pasco Fearon, Marian Bakermans-Kranenburg, Howard Steele, Jude Cassidy, and 32 other authors
    Attachment and Human Development, 2017 vol 19, No 6, 534-558

pdfDisorganized attachment in infancy: a review of the phenomenon and its implications for clinicians and policy-makers

  • The Future of Preschool Prevention, Assessment and Intervention
    Hudziak J, Archangeli C
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics, North America 26 (2017) 611-624

pdfThe Future of Preschool Prevention, Assessment and Intervention

  • Speaker gaze increases information coupling between infant and adult brains. (2017)
    Leong, V., Byrne, E., Clackson, K., Georgieva, S., Lam, S., and Wass, S.
    PNAS, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1702493114

pdfSpeaker gaze increases information coupling between infant and adult brains

  • All our Sons: The Developmental Neurobiology and Neuroendocrinology of Boys at Risk (2017)
    Allan N. Schore
    Infant Mental Health Journal 2017Jan: 38 (1), 15-52 DOI: 10.1002/imhj.21616

pdfAll our Sons: The Developmental Neurobiology and Neuroendocrinology of Boys at Risk

  • Serotonin transporter gene (SLC6A4) polymorphism and susceptibility to a home visiting maternal-infant attachment intervention delivered by community health workers in South Africa: Reanalysis of a randomized controlled trial (2017)
    Morgan, B., Kumsta, R., Fearon, P., Moser, D., Skeen, S., Cooper, P., Murray, L., Moran, G. and Tomlinson, M.
    PLoS Medicine DOI:10.1371/journal.pmed.1002237

pdfSerotonin transporter gene (SLC6A4) polymorphism and susceptibility to a home visiting maternal-infant attachment intervention delivered by community health workers in South Africa: Reanalysis of a randomized controlled trial

  • Impact of early personal-history characteristics on the Pace of Ageing: implications for clinical trials of therapies to slow aging and expand healthspan (2017)
    Belsky, D.W., Caspi, A., Cohen, H.J., Kraus, W.E., Ramrakha, S., Poulton, R. & Mofitt, T.E.
    Aging Cell 1-8 Doi: 10.1111/acel.12591

pdfImpact of early personal-history characteristics on the Pace of Ageing: implications for clinical trials of therapies to slow aging and expand healthspan

  • Elevated cortisol levels in Norwegian toddlers in childcare (2017)
    Drugli, M.B., Solheim, E., Lydersen, S., Moe, V., Smith, L., Berg-Nielsen, T.S.
    Early Child Development and Care

pdfElevated cortisol levels in Norwegian toddlers in childcare (2017)