Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Orphans' Lonely Beginnings Reveal How Parents Shape A Child's Brain | KUOW News and Information
Orphans' Lonely Beginnings Reveal How Parents Shape A Child's Brain | KUOW News and Information: More than a decade of research on children raised in institutions shows that "neglect is awful for the brain," says Charles Nelson, a professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital. Without someone who is a reliable source of attention, affection and stimulation, he says, "the wiring of the brain goes awry." The result can be long-term mental and emotional problems.
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