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Contact: Jim Dryden
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Washington University School of Medicine

Joan Luby, M.D., Washington University School of Medicine

Caption: Joan Luby, M.D., and her colleagues analyzed MRI scans of young children to determine that poverty and lack of nurturing were linked to changes in brain anatomy.

Credit: Robert Boston

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