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Early life stress can leave lasting impacts on the brain

For children, stress can go a long way. A little bit provides a platform for learning, adapting and coping. But a lot of it ? chronic, toxic stress like poverty, neglect and physical abuse ? can have lasting negative impacts. A team of researchers recently showed these kinds of stressors, experienced in early life, might be changing the parts of developing children?s brains responsible for learning, memory and the processing of stress and emotion.
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