What makes a child feel unsafe in their neighborhood?

31 marzo 2015

Differences in the way children and adults perceive the world extend to their sense of safety in their social and physical environments and this in turn can impact their health, say researchers. «While we knew that a child’s sense of safety is informed by his or her own parents’ sense of safety, we did not know how the child’s own perceptions of their environment contributes to this sense,» explained the study’s first author.