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Poverty affects children’s brain size, influencing academic performance


1 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Poverty, in addition to affecting the quality of nutrition available for children, also affects children’s brain, new study shows. Children in affluent environments have bigger brains compared to those living in poverty. Scientists collected and recorded brain images of 1,099 kids and teens aged between 3 and 20 years, and…