MRIs show racism and poverty may alter brain development of Black children, study says

Written by on March 19, 2023

(CNN) Black children living in poverty face increased instances of stress and trauma that can alter their brain development, a new study found.

The study was published this week by the American Journal of Psychiatry. Researchers at Harvard University examined MRI scans of 7,350 White and 1,786 Black children ages 9 . . .

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