The Heckman Equation
Early nurturing, learning experiences and physical health from ages 0-5 greatly impact success or failure in society. The best time to develop skills, social abilities is in the very early years when developmental support is most effective.
Teenage mental health and family life
It should be fairly self-evident that the main way we cope with life depends in large part on the security we get from what is going on at home. Research shows two key factors..
Why are positive role models considered powerful? An experiment in Uganda goes some way towards answering this question.
Behind on the basics
For some people, just keeping up with basic household costs can be a real struggle. In 2017, 140,000 people who received debt advice from StepChange were behind on at least one of their essential household bills.
How to Understand Addictive Behaviour - London
@The Tabernacle 35 Powis Square, off Portobello Road London W11 2AY
Join Dr. Gabor Maté, one of the world’s leading experts on the psychology of addiction whether alcohol, stress, drugs or anything self-destructive. His radical findings – based on decades of work with patients – are reframing how we view all human development. In this talk, Dr Maté will present addiction not as a discrete phenomenon confined to a weak-willed few, not as a medical ‘condition’, but rather the result of a complex interplay of personal history, emotional development and brain chemistry.