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AHD @Alliance_HDEasing test anxiety may help keep low-income kids in STEM classes. "Psychological interventions that improve grades could ultimately help keep more low-income students in the sciences." https://t.co/tuoT2cdlX5 via @AddThis8 hours ago
AHD @Alliance_HDBoost kids' skills and memories with weekly game night: Making memories together fosters a sense of inclusion, structure and belonging that is a hallmark of healthy family life. https://t.co/bKcGxkDi13 via @ConversationCA9 hours ago
AHD @Alliance_HDConnection of children to nature brings less distress, hyperactivity and behavioural problems – now measurable with a novel scale developed by HKU scientist: https://t.co/QcyzJDZiu3 https://t.co/f0MfsWiUAN1 day ago
AHD @Alliance_HDTeen Brain Volume Changes with Small Amount of Cannabis Use, @UVMLarnerMed finds: https://t.co/HbuL71N8wL “Consuming just one or two joints seems to change gray matter volumes in these young adolescents,” Garavan says. https://t.co/i3gbF6eUik2 days ago
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AHD @Alliance_HDObsessive Compulsive Symptoms in Youth May Be a Red Flag for Other Psychological Issues | Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: https://t.co/lGrz3xntQH2 days ago
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AHD @Alliance_HDPhysician at Mount Sinai helps develop new guidelines for exercise during pregnancy https://t.co/rflLne9WFs1 week ago

AHD Executive Director is one of the co-authors of the new series on early childhood development by The Lancet, one of the world’s oldest and best known general medical journals.

Prof. Stephen Lye: “We have a growing understanding of the importance of early childhood development and the first 1000 days of life, beginning right from the fertilization of the egg, on brain development. By the age of three, 85 per cent of brain development will be complete.”

The series was launched at a conference on “Advancing Early Childhood Development: from Science to Scale,” hosted by the UNICEF, the World Bank and the WHO on October 5, 2016 where Steve Lye delivered a presentation on the importance of ECD.