What Poverty Does to the Young Brain

June 4, 2015

Publication: The New Yorker

Featured Expert: Pat Levitt

Link: http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/what-poverty-does-to-the-young-brain

Poverty can create conditions of toxic stress, which weakens the architecture of the developing brain. This piece features the work of the National Scientific Council on the Developing Child and quotes its science director, Pat Levitt.

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