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The Psychology of Inequality

Payne is now a professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He has come to believe that what’s really damaging about being poor,…

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14% of NZ children live in poverty

Many #OECD countries could learn from exerience of Denmark & Finland where only 4% of #children are assessed to live in relative poverty. Figures for…

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How does income affect childhood brain development? | Kimberly Noble

Kimberly Noble, MD, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. Trained as a neuroscientist and pediatrician, she studies how inequality…

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Dame Lesley says it can’t always be ascribed to poverty

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12015509 Dame Lesley says it can’t always be ascribed to poverty, so we need to dig deeper. It was only a couple of weeks ago…

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Crime is not caused by poverty – Judith Collins

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11728079 Police Minister Judith Collins has stuck by comments that parental influence has more to do with crime than poverty, saying it is “utter rubbish”…

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Impact of poverty on the developing brain

The impact of poverty on the developing brain: http://t.co/BbfdoZFSaF Psychology Today Magazine — John Marsden (@MarsdenTherapy) October 10, 2014 Recent studies show that the brains…

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