Aspen Ideas Festival

The Neuroscience of Poverty

Season 2 Episode 18 | 45m 31s

Poverty is a powerful stressor that influences growth and development in children, and physical and mental health throughout adulthood. Science and imaging technology are making its impact visible, demonstrating how the socioeconomic disparities that flow from historical injustice alter brain structures.

Aired: 06/23/17

Rating: NR

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