How Poverty Affects the Brain

New research reveals the connection between stress, poverty and brain development in children.

Source: How Poverty Affects the Brain

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Analysis: How Flint, Ferguson, New Orleans and Baltimore are all connected – Houston Chronicle

Flint, Ferguson, New Orleans and Baltimore — cities now inseparable from the national news stories centered there — became calamities for separate reasons. One was a natural disaster (made worse by human error), another a wholly man-made crisis. The two others began with police violence, but in disparate settings: the newly impoverished suburbs and the long-distraught inner city. Flint and New Orleans were failures of infrastructure, Baltimore and Ferguson a collapse of human relationships.

Analysis: How Flint, Ferguson, New Orleans and Baltimore are all connected – Houston Chronicle

Parable of the Polygons – a playable post on the shape of society

How harmless choices can make a harmful world:

Parable of the Polygons – a playable post on the shape of society