Social mobility at the flick of a switch? | bettersongstosing

Social mobility at the flick of a switch? | bettersongstosing

This is a response to the Guardian article linked here.

Dr Kimberly Noble ,Columbia University, New York; is in the middle of planning a five-year, nationwide study that could establish a causal link between poverty and brain development. Initial studies have suggested that poverty itself is the cause of things such as the Matthew effect and relative poorer performance by those who are growing up poor.

During a chat about ‘The Guardian’ article above David Williams  (@DavoWillz on twitter) stated  “Cortisol (the stress hormone) crosses the placental barrier,” and therefore the cycle of…

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