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Severe poverty affects brain size, researchers find

Study examined large sample of mostly white kids whose mothers were much more educated than the general public

University of Wisconsin-Madison group says poverty affects parts of the brain tied to self-control, attention, planning

Merced County resident Claudia Gonzalez speaks about her PTSD as a result of her participation in gang violence at the Merced Organizing Project in Merced, Calif., Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (Warning this video contains graphic content)

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