Espresso Library, 210 East Road, Cambridge, CB1 1BG
Wed 14th Aug, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
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 associate at the University of Cambridge’s Centre for Research on Play in Education, Development & Learning (PEDAL), Christine 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.
Join the Cafe Sci Cambridge Facebook page to keep up to date with the latest Cafe Sci news!
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.