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Do Babies Know When They’re Skyping?

Relax: Daycare Doesn’t Make Kids Aggressive!

Preterm Birth Linked With Lower Math Abilities and Less Wealth

People who are born premature tend to accumulate less wealth as adults, and a new study suggests that this may be due to lower mathematics abilities. ... More>

Observer Article

How Poverty Affects the Brain and Behavior

Living in poverty can impede an individual’s cognitive development, executive functioning, and attention. At the inaugural International Convention of Psychological Science, a panel of scientists including APS William James Fellow Martha J. Farah and APS Fellow Eldar Shafir discussed the long-term cognitive and behavioral outcomes of growing up poor. ... More>