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How to Improve Brain Function and Reverse Poverty’s Impact on Student Learning

Ed Surge – Eric Jensen

“For years, research has shown that socioeconomic status is associated with differences in school readiness, cognitive development and achievement. Recent work by two sets of researchers have further demonstrated how poverty is tied to structural differences in the brain, with the largest influence observed among children from the poorest households. These differences include the areas of the brain responsible for working memory, impulse regulation, visuospatial skills, language and cognitive control.”(more)

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