How the infant brain has a huge influence on the rest of his or her life

What happens inside the infant brain, and how it develops, appears to lay down fundamental patterns for the rest of our lives. In the latest episode of the Brainstorm show on RTÉ Radio One, presenter Ella McSweeney and guests Malie Coyne (NUI Galway) and Rhodri Cusack (Cusack Lab) look at what the brain needs to produce healthy and resilient children and adults.

This episode was produced by Tom McGuire, the researcher was Maura Fay and the sound operator was Nicky Dempsey

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