1920s Freud says that early trauma negatively impacts an infant’s brain and can override any genetic, social, or psychological resilience factor.
1955–95 A longitudinal study by psychologist Emmy Werner following traumatized children into adulthood suggests that one-third of the population tends toward resilience.
1988 John Bowlby asks for a study of resilience.
2007 The UK government starts the UK Resilience Programme in schools.
2012 The American Psychological Association forms a task force on psychological resilience.
When tragedy strikes, some people are devastated. Unable to summon their coping mechanisms, ...