Claudia examines the Hierarchy of Needs, part of Abraham Maslow's theory of motivation.
Josie Long hears stories of adaptation.
Should babies under two watch TV? Jim talks to psychologist Annette Karmiloff-Smith.
How do children in poorer societies develop their skills without shop bought toys?
Winifred Robinson tracks the lives of the 14,000 families taking part in Born in Bradford.
Mariella and guests on what we buy our kids and who is choosing.
Interview series in which broadcasters follow their personal passions.
Decca Aikenhead talks to Sandra, who lost her father suddenly when she was a child.
Does being born to non-married parents affect a child's prospects in life?
Can an adult's health - programmed in early life - be passed on to their children?
Josie Long presents a sequence of mini documentaries about the pain of growing up.
How can Joe, a boy on the autistic spectrum, answer a question teeming with possibilities?
Melvyn Bragg explores the origins, manifestations and possibilities of intelligence.
John Ballatt says we need 'intelligent kindness' to transform the culture of healthcare.
Dr Mark Porter on if adult health is determined by the first thousand days of life: Womb.
Claudia Hammond asks if Jean Piaget's findings about children's egocentrism are accurate.
Mariella Frostrup asks how best to raise children into a post-truth world.
Brian Cox, Robin Ince and guests uncover the science of why teenagers are so teenagery.
Why do summer-born children do worse than those born in autumn or winter?
Lucas Laursen investigates Spain's missing children from the Franco era and decades after.
Psychotherapist Philippa Perry investigates when and why children lie.
Fi Glover discovers how the transition to adulthood has changed since the 1960s.