Development in the first years of life.

  title={Development in the first years of life.},
  author={Ross A. Thompson},
  journal={The Future of children},
  volume={11 1},
Any discussion on how we care for infants and toddlers must begin with the interests and needs of the children themselves. Therefore, this issue opens with an overview of the dramatic development that takes place during the first three years of life, which turns the dependent human newborn into a sophisticated three-year-old who walks, talks, solves problems, and manages relationships with adults and other children. This article explains the new understanding of brain development that has… CONTINUE READING