My New Book

The second edition of my book,Child Development and the Brain is now available at bookshops or directly from my publisher
This book provides social science students with an accessible introduction to neuroscience and the implications for our understandings of child development, considering the links between brain development and social and cultural issues. The second edition covers the 0-18+ age range, and critically analyses the relationship between children and young people’s thoughts, behaviours and feelings and the ways in which their developing brains are structured. There are chapters on emotional development, attachment,traumaand the impacy=tof drugs and medication on the developing brain. You can find the book here: There’s also a companion website: