Brain matter matters: Should we intervene well before preschool?

Sarah Paterson, Andres S. Bustamante, Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, and Roberta Michnick Golinkoff
Brookings.edu
August 21, 2017

BRAIN DEVELOPMENT CAN BE ENHANCED WITH TIMELY AND TARGETED INTERVENTIONS

Children born into poverty, on average, may have differences in their brain development. This reality is likely due to both pre- and post-natal environmental differences, and gene environment interactions, but not solely a product of differences in their genes. It is therefore subject to change.

 

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