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The Neurodevelopmental Impact of Violence in Childhood

@inproceedings{Perry2001TheNI,
  title={The Neurodevelopmental Impact of Violence in Childhood},
  author={B. Perry},
  year={2001}
}
  • B. Perry
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology
  • Introduction We humans are the most complex and puzzling of living creatures. We can create, nurture, protect, educate and enrich. Yet we also degrade, humiliate, enslave, hate, destroy and kill. A man can tenderly hold his newborn and moments later beat the baby's mother. Violence permeates our history. In all societies and in each culture, past and present, violence has played a role in shaping our sociocultural evolution. While no society has been able to break free from violence, there is… CONTINUE READING

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