Early life stress affects cognitive functioning in low-income children

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 11:30 in Psychology & Sociology

A new study has identified how specific patterns of cortisol activity may relate to the cognitive abilities of children in poverty. The study looked at low-income children in the United States and how greater instability in family environments may predict early life stress and cognitive functioning.

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