E-News - May 2015

Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development

Prosocial behaviourProsocial behaviour, or the art of learning to give and help others, starts as early as infancy. Activities such as sharing, cooperating and comforting are some of the forms prosocial behaviour can take. Discover this new topic and find out how parents, teachers and peers can facilitate prosocial tendencies.

More content will be available under this topic in the upcoming weeks. We will keep you posted!

Prosocial behaviour is being developed by Prof. Ariel Knafo-Noam from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

Fetal alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Alcohol use during pregnancy is a global health problem whose negative effects affect about 5% of children in all racial and cultural groups. Although entirely preventable, prenatal alcohol exposure remains the leading cause of congenital abnormalities, intellectual impairment, and other developmental problems in children.   

Alcohol use during pregnancy: a dangerous “cocktail” Alcohol use during pregnancy: a dangerous “cocktail” Alcohol use during pregnancy: a dangerous “cocktail”

Find out more about FASD in the Encyclopedia.

Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development
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