Cafe Sci Cambridge: The vital first months of life

Join Dr Christine O'Farrelly as she looks at the earliest aspects of child development, including preventing psychological or psychiatric problems in young children.
Date: 
Wed 14th Aug,
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Our August speaker Christine O'Farrelly investigates the role of play in children’s development. We’ll explore the effect of play in the earliest aspects of human development, including preventing psychological or psychiatric problems in young children.

As a research psychologist at the Centre for Mental Health at the Imperial College London, Christine coordinates the Healthy Start, Happy Start study that explores the effectiveness of Positive Parenting programmes used to prevent enduring behavioural problems in young children. Working with colleagues from other institutions, she is part of the pPOD project which studies how the early experiences of young children and families influence child development and parental well-being.

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This is a free and non-ticketed event.
Doors open at 18:45 so arrive early to avoid disappointment.
Starts at 19:00 and finish around 20:30.