Poverty and Changes in Children's Brain Anatomy (audio) Washington University School of Medicine Share Print E-Mail Loading audio... Caption Poverty can interfere with healthy development in children and can have long-lasting, negative consequences. Now researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that if poor children are raised by parents who lack nurturing skills, their brains can change in ways that may contribute to life-long problems. Jim Dryden reports... Credit Washington University BioMed Radio Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.