Latest News

Affordable housing linked to children's test scores

It?s long been accepted ? with little science to back it up ? that people should spend roughly a third of their income on housing. As it turns out, that may be about how much a low-income family should spend to optimize children?s brainpower. When a family spent more than half its income on housing, its children's reading and math scores tended to suffer, found researchers. Children's test scores also took a hit when families spent less than 20 percent of income on housing.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Alternate approach to traditional CPR saves lives

  • Teenage self-harm linked to problems in later life

  • Unsteady on your feet? Little touches could make all the difference

  • Genes exhibit different behaviours in different stages of development

  • Susceptibility for relapsing major depressive disorder can be calculated

  • Clinical trial could change standard treatment for stroke

  • Criminologists try to solve murder mystery: Who will become a killer?

  • Association between air toxics, childhood autism

  • Human skin cells reprogrammed directly into brain cells

  • Mathematical model shows how brain remains stable during learning

  •