The psychology of babies – University of Reading public lecture

Professor Lynne Murray, School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences, gave this public lecture at the University of Reading on 4 February 2015.

Babies are entirely dependent on their parents. Their care and nurture during the first two years of their lives is a constant feature in the news and is considered critical in laying the foundations of a child’s mental adjustment by both politicians and health professionals alike. In this lecture, Professor Lynne Murray examines how a child’s psychological development – their social understanding, attachments that they form, emotional control and even their intelligence – can be affected by different parenting techniques.
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