Colwyn Trevarthen (1931-) is Professor (Emeritus) of Child Psychology and Psychobiology at the University of Edinburgh. His infancy research focuses on brain development, infant communication, and emotional health. Trevarthen is especially interested in “how rhythm and expressions of musicality in movement help communication with children and may help parents, teachers and therapists give care and companionship to young children” (Iriss, 2009).1
- Born to Sing and Dance– keynote speech by Trevarthen
- Making Music with Your Baby– more information about Trevarthen’s infant communicaton research
- Why Attachment Matters in Sharing Meaning– SIRCC seminar recording
Books with contributions by Trevarthen:
- Inclusion, Play and Empathy: Neuroaffective Development in Children’s Groups
- Communicative Musicality: Exploring the Basis of Human Companionship
- Rhythms of Relating in Children’s Therapies: Connecting Creatively with Vulnerable Children
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