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THE FUTURE OF CHILDREN Children depend on the care of adults in the environment of relationships

  title={THE FUTURE OF CHILDREN Children depend on the care of adults in the environment of relationships},
  author={Ross A Thompson},
VOL. 24 / NO. 1 / SPRING 2014 41 Summary Children’s early social experiences shape their developing neurological and biological systems for good or for ill, writes Ross Thompson, and the kinds of stressful experiences that are endemic to families living in poverty can alter children’s neurobiology in ways that undermine their health, their social competence, and their ability to succeed in school and in life. For example, when children are born into a world where resources are scarce and… Expand


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