Marissa B Drell

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Trauma and its effects on early intrapsychic development are issues that need to be better understood as young children are exposed to ever increasing levels of violence. In this paper, we have considered trauma from the perspective of its effects on young children in the context of chronic community and family violence. Characteristic features of adults(More)
Three studies examined the short-term impact of television (TV) on children's executive function (EF). Study 1 (N = 160) showed that 4- and 6-year-olds' EF is impaired after watching 2 different fast and fantastical shows, relative to that of children who watched a slow, realistic show or played. In Study 2 (N = 60), 4-year-olds' EF was as depleted after(More)
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