In this post, Zuzanna Laudańska shares her experience investigating motor and vocal development in infants. She works at the Institute of Psychology, Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw (Poland), and she is a guest researcher at the Department of Developmental Psychology, University of Groningen.
Childhood maltreatment can have long-term consequences on psychological functions. People with a history of childhood maltreatment are more likely to be victimized in adulthood. In this blog post, I will explain why it is important to understand what risk factors link childhood maltreatment and adult re-victimization.
Children’s development is mostly seen as gradual and increasing. However, when the development of individual children is observed more closely, you see many sudden improvements, but also fallbacks and regression. This variability turns out to be a crucial part of human development.