Thursday, January 30, 2014
Good Parenting Heals Your Child's Brain | hitched
Good Parenting Heals Your Child's Brain | hitched: Scientists have known for a long time that low-income children have smaller brains than their more economically secure peers. They’ve suspected that limited access to health care is at least partially responsible. But according to new research, the culprit may actually be excess stress that interferes with immune system function, damages cells and DNA, and causes inflammation (which, generally speaking, is never a good thing).
Posted by CR Petersen at 6:26 PM