Broken Places

"Broken Places" explores why some children are severely damaged by early adversity while others are able to thrive. By revisiting childhood trauma victims we profiled decades ago, we learn how their experiences shaped their lives as adults.

Broken Places

55m 6s

"Broken Places" explores why some children are severely damaged by early adversity while others are able to thrive. By revisiting childhood trauma victims we profiled decades ago, we learn how their experiences shaped their lives as adults.

Episodes

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    Broken Places

    S1 E1 - 55m 6s

    "Broken Places" explores why some children are severely damaged by early adversity while others are able to thrive. By revisiting childhood trauma victims we profiled decades ago, we learn how their experiences shaped their lives as adults.

Extras + Features

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    "Does She Want Us?": A Family Breaks Down

    S1 E1 - 1m 43s

    Two young brothers and their mother have a painful phone conversation after she failed to show up for them at family court. How does this moment impact these young men decades later? Learn how traumatic stress in children can impact the rest of their lives in “Broken Places.”

  • How Does Early Adversity Affect the Brain?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How Does Early Adversity Affect the Brain?

    S1 E1 - 2m 31s

    How do you measure resilience in babies? Neuroscientists are using innovative ways to measure infants’ responses to stress and test how early adversity can have longterm consequences. Explore how traumatic stress in children can impact the rest of their lives in “Broken Places.”

Schedule

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    Broken Places

    Friday
    Jul 1

    1 Hour

    How trauma in childhood shapes people's lives as they become adults; why some children become damaged by early troubles while others thrive.

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