The Neuroscience of Socioeconomic Status

The Neuroscience of Socioeconomic Status

In this new review, published in the journal Neuron, Dr. Farah explains the concept of socioeconomic status and its possible neural and behavioral correlates in the brain.  After summarizing the substantial body of work that has shown evidence for associations between SES and brain structure and function, Dr. Farah discusses the implications this research holds for academic interventions, social and emotional health, stress, and parental behavior.

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