Category Archives: reviews of articles

Some Quotes and Responses, Having Finished Reading Groundbreaking Article

As it turns out, finishing the Anand and Hickey article, “Pain and its Effects in the Human Neonate and Fetus,” was relatively easy. The bulk of the chemistry and the neuroanatomy was contained in the first half of the piece, on which I reported in my blog post Feb. 10, 2013 “Just Above Water.”  I feel relief and pride…

Just Above Water: Reading Revolutionary Research in Pediatric Medicine

I’m sitting in my well-let living room on a Sunday morning on a hard folding chair, hoping both the light and non-comfy seat will keep me on task: reading the seminal article “Pain and its Effects in the Human Neonate and Fetus” by Dr. K.J.S Anand and Dr. P.R. Hickey published in the New England Journal of Medicine in…

“Every Emotionally Meaningful Experience . . . is Stored in Memory”

The article “What Your Child Remembers–New Discoveries about Early Memory and How it Affects Us” by Robin Grille, psychologist, educator, and author, is chock full of information everyone should know, regardless of whether one has experienced trauma or not. Here are some samples from the essay. Most of us have been told at one time or another…