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  • New UEA research shows impact of poverty on children’s brain activity

    New UEA research shows impact of poverty on children’s brain activity0

    Children born into poverty show key differences in early brain function – according to new research from the University of East Anglia.Researchers studied the brain function of children aged between four months and four years in rural India.They found that children from lower-income backgrounds, where mothers also had a low level of education, had weaker

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  • Poverty ‘leaves a mark on 10 per cent of the the genome’

    Poverty ‘leaves a mark on 10 per cent of the the genome’0

    A new study byNorthwestern University in the US challenges prevailing understandings of genes as immutable features of biology that are fixed at conception. Previous research has shown that socioeconomic status is a powerful determinant of human health and disease, and social inequality is a ubiquitous stressor for human populations globally. Lower educational attainment and/or income

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