Anti-poverty Intervention Has Direct Impact on Children’s Brain Development

Kimberly Noble – lead PI for Baby’s First Years, an Esther A. & Joseph Klingenstein Fund grantee – led a study that shows that an anti-poverty intervention had a direct impact on children’s brain development. After one year, infants of mothers in low-income households receiving $333 in monthly cash support were more likely to show faster brain activity, in a pattern associated with learning and development at later ages.

Read more at the New York Times.

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