Posts Tagged ‘stress’

Poverty Impoverishes Your Brain

Friday, May 15th, 2009

News flash: poverty is bad for your brain.

Maybe this doesn’t come as a complete surprise to you. I’m sure you could come up with all sorts of reasons why poverty can reduce your intellectual capacity. What researchers have newly discovered though, is that stress affects two particular parts of the brain. It’s a brain-related answer to how poverty passes from generation to generation.

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