'Baby-boomer` study shows importance of childhood

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 11:31 in Psychology & Sociology

Experiences in your childhood shape your health and wealth as an adult according to Britain’s longest-running baby-boomer research study, funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC), which celebrates its 65th birthday today. The life-long study, which has followed 5,000 men and women since their birth in the same week of March 1946, has revolutionised health and education policy and practice for over half a century.

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