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Study suggests link between welfare payments and enhanced brain activity in babies

A new study suggests that alleviating the poverty of a parent leads to improved brain activity in their babies Image: Unsplash/ National Cancer Institute

Simon Torkington

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Researchers studied the link between poverty and brain activity in babies. Image: PNAS

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