Poverty And The Brain

Growing up in poverty can negatively affect the wiring – and even the physical dimensions – of a child’s brain. This hour, as part of KERA’s One Crisis Away initiative, we’ll talk about how interventions during the middle school years can reverse those changes with Dr. Jacquelyn Gamino, director of UTD’s Center for Brain Health’s Adolescent Reasoning Initiative and assistant research professor in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

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