Healthy brain development is a human right, argues Yale researcher

Posted by on May 22, 2019 4:05 pm
Categories: health

We know that the environment in which children and young adults are raised influences healthy brain development. Now, a psychologist is taking a stance against the negative effects of a particularly harrowing environment in her own backyard: the US prison system. The author declares that everybody, including young offenders, deserves healthy brain development — a right she says US jails often infringe upon.

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