poverty taxes the brain

Posted on October 22nd, 2013 by

http://www.theatlanticcities.com/jobs-and-economy/2013/08/how-poverty-taxes-brain/6716/?fb_action_ids=775740033634&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_source=aggregation&fb_aggregation_id=288381481237582

I just read this article on how poverty – temporary and long-term – affects cognition. Some of it makes sense to me and other parts I question and need more information. It makes me more eager to read the education department’s book study “Teaching with Poverty in Mind.”

 


One Comment

  1. Kayla Traetow says:

    WOW Sue thanks for sharing this is a really good article i highly recommend it to everyone! I can’t believe poverty affects IQ scores so much! this is just shocking to me and unbelievable! Once again highly recommended!