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How Poverty Changes the Brain

April 19, 2017View for printing

"When a person lives in poverty, a growing body of research suggests the limbic system is constantly sending fear and stress messages to the prefrontal cortex, which overloads its ability to solve problems, set goals, and complete tasks in the most efficient ways."

Tara GarcĂ­a Mathewson

https://www.theatlantic.com/education ... rty/523479/
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