Brainwave Review 24 – Why Should We Care? The Neglect and Abuse of Children in New Zealand

Brainwave Trust researcher, Hilary Nobilo, has recently completed a literature review into the effects of neglect and abuse on children in New Zealand. In this Brainwave Review she outlines why we need to care about these children, the lifelong consequences maltreatment can have on their lives, and the incalculable cost it has on our communities.

In our second article, Love and Limits, our Senior Researcher, Keryn O’Neill, explores how we can best nurture our children to increase the chance of them realising their potential.

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Brainwave Review 23 – Childcare: How are the Children Doing?

Welcome to our new look newsletter, the Brainwave Review!

At Brainwave Trust we are often asked, “What are the effects of childcare on children?” We know that parents want the best for their children, and sometimes have difficult choices to make, which is why they deserve honest, as objective-as-possible information. Read more

Newsletter 22 – The Effects of Poverty on Infants and Young Children

In this newsletter we look at the issue of poverty and it’s effect on infants and young children. We also explore embracing imperfection, prioritising relationships with children and giving them the time and focus they need. Click here to read more.

Newsletter 21 – Setting the Record Straight on Perry Preschool

Brainwave Trust Senior Researcher and Educator Keryn O’Neill looks at some of the misinterpretations of the Perry Preschool early intervention study and how it applies or doesn’t apply to early childhood education in NZ. We also explore further babies amazing social capabilities in part three of our three part series. Click here.

Newsletter 20 – Teenagers: it’s not their hormones, it’s their brains

In this issue we explore the the moody, crazy and impulsive nature of adolescents in Teenagers: it’s not their hormones- it’s their brains. In part 2 of our series on The Amazing Social Capabilities of Babies Kate Dent Rennie looks at they way baby uses their capabilities to maintain a relationship with their primary caregiver. Read more

Newsletter 19 – Banking on Self Control

In our Summer 2013 Newsletter Lauren Porter, Co-Director of the Centre for Attachment, examines self control in her article ‘Banking on Self Control’. Fellow Co-director of the Centre for Attachment, Kate Dent-Rennie and our Executive Director Sue Wright research the amazing social capabilities of babies. You might like to also see what we are reading, and how our latest Symposium on Working with Abuse in Families went. Click here.

Newsletter 18 – The Economics of Early Intervention

Our Winter 2013 newsletter covers the economics of early intervention and why babies cry at night. To read more click here.