How Poverty Changes the Brain The early results out of a Boston nonprofit are positive.

in poverty •  6 months ago 

"When a person lives in poverty, a growing body of research suggests the limbic system is constantly sending fear and stress messages to the prefrontal cortex, which overloads its ability to solve problems, set goals, and complete tasks in the most efficient ways."

Read more here: https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2017/04/can-brain-science-pull-families-out-of-poverty/523479/?utm_source=atlfb&fbclid=IwAR0-hAMNHyN94hsSDvjuKuuW_5N3zfm43s6IHgsWPpkMo0W6lZV7l0EPYKQ

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