April 10, 2008

Tracing The Roots of Violence

Why do children kill? Research shows the foundation for a propensity for violence may start in infancy. Author Robin Karr-Morse believes violent behavior is fundamentally linked to abuse and neglect in the first two years of life.

Host Joan Cartan-Hansen will talk with Karr-Morse about the evidence that the predisposition to violent behavior is "hardwired" into the brain. Karr-Morse is the co-author of the book Ghosts from the Nursery and was the first executive director of the Oregon Children's Trust Fund. She is in Idaho speaking at the Idaho Children's Trust Fund annual conference.