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2012 Early childhood (0-4 yrs) practitioners' views on how children learn mathematics

This paper highlights the varied understandings of practitioners of young children on how young children learn mathematics. Therefore argue...

2011 Child development 1: inequality in early childhood: risk and protective factors for early child development

Inequality between and within populations has origins in adverse early experiences. Developmental neuroscience shows how early biological an...

2010 Maternal postnatal depression and children's growth and behaviour during the early years of life: exploring the interaction between physical and mental health

Objective: To assess the association between maternal postnatal depression and child behaviour problems and child growth at age 2 years. ...