Our friends at Little Ripples shared this fascinating article on how stressful, poverty related conditions affects the developing brain in the womb. Pat Levitt, a developmental neuroscientist at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles offers his expert insight...

Posted on June 25, 2015 by bellybuds

What Poverty Does to the Young Brain - The New Yorker

For a growing child, deprivation and stress can become a kind of neurotoxin.