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Issue: 
Publication Date: 
05/2007
Page Count: 
8
Starting Page: 
331
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Abstract: 

This article reveals the discoveries of Varenka and Olivier Marc in their research of children's drawings from around the world. Since the 1950s, Varenka and Olivier Marc have extensively collected and studied children's (from 13 months to 3 years old) drawings during their trips around the globe (40 countries). Many of the graphics amazingly portray embryonic and fetal stages of the human body. How come little ones can depict histological and anatomical stages of human intra-uterine growth? The children also trace lines which appear in the drawings of adults in altered state of consciousness: abstract symbols used in many traditions as a support for prayer and meditation.

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Ferenczi, S. (1936/1990). Thalassa: A theory of genitality. London: Karnac Books.

Silverthorn, P. (1999). Jean Piaget theory of development. Retrieved 3/2/2007 from http://chd.gmu.edu/immersion/knowledgebase/theorists/constructivisin/Piaget.htm

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JOURNAL OF PRENATAL AND PERINATAL PSYCHOLOGY AND HEALTH publishes research and clinical articles from the cutting edge of the science of prenatal and perinatal psychology and health. The journal, published quarterly since 1986, is dedicated to the in-depth exploration human reproduction and pregnancy and the mental and emotional development of the unborn and newborn child.

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