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New research has revealed that children from low-income backgrounds, where parents have a low level of education, have weaker brain activity and are more likely to be distracted.
The Lead researcher, Prof John Spencer from the University of East Anglia’s School of Psychology and his team studied the brain function of children aged between four months and four years in rural India.
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They compared their results with children from families in Midwest America and found that children from lower-income backgrounds, had weaker brain activity and were more likely to be distracted.
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