Saturday, July 24, 2021

The PBS on-demand streaming service, WPBS Passport, is now available in Canada! Learn More

HomeVideoWATCH: With adult support, COVID-19 may offer kids a chance to be...

WATCH: With adult support, COVID-19 may offer kids a chance to be ‘more resilient’


Throughout human history, children have survived terrible experiences like war, natural disasters and school shootings. Some studies suggest that it is possible for kids to thrive under tolerable stress when supported by an adult caregiver, said Dr. Jack Shonkoff of Harvard University’s Center on the Developing Child in a conversation with PBS NewsHour correspondent William Brangham. “We should feel lots of hope that it’s not like a whole generation is going to be lost,” Shonkoff said, while noting that we should worry about vulnerable children “a lot.”

Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG
Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour
Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

Follow us:
Facebook: http://www.pbs.org/newshour
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/newshour
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/newshour

Subscribe:
PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts
Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe