Impact University: Childhood Development

Childhood Development

What Poverty Does to the Young Brain >

Ostrander, M. (2015-06-04, The New Yorker): Recent studies show that children living in poverty have up to six percent less brain surface area than their counterparts in families with higher incomes. Michelle Ostrander discusses the high-stress situations of poverty that impact brain development and the steps that are being taken to mitigate them.

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