Learning to Laugh: A Portrait of Risk and Resilience in Early Childhood.

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  title={Learning to Laugh: A Portrait of Risk and Resilience in Early Childhood.},
  author={Travis Wright},
  journal={Harvard Educational Review},
  year={2010},
  volume={80},
  pages={444-464}
}
  • Travis Wright
  • Published 1 December 2010
  • Art, Psychology
  • Harvard Educational Review
In this portrait, Travis Wright documents young Goddess's capacity for strength in the face of trauma and neglect. Goddess, a sixteen-month-old child who has never laughed, is Wright's first client at his clinical internship during his graduate studies. Drawing on his work with Goddess, her mother, and her teachers, Wright explores the ways in which these many relationships help Goddess learn to laugh. Goddess's story provides a vivid depiction of the consequences of negative experiences in… 

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