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US: Undoing poverty’s negative effect on brain development with cash transfers

Kimberly G. Noble, associate professor of neuroscience and education at Columbia University’s Teachers College, has published an article in Nature which summarizes her research background and an upcoming experiment into brain development and poverty. Noble asks whether poverty may affect the development, “the size, shape, and functioning,” of a child’s brain, and whether “a cash stipend to parents” would prevent

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STRATHCLYDE, SCOTLAND: Guy Standing on Basic Income and the Needs of Children (Nov 23)

On November 23, BIEN co-founder and honorary co-president Professor Guy Standing (SOAS, University of London) will deliver the 14th annual Kilbrandon Lecture in Strathclyde, Scotland. Then, on November 24, Standing will deliver a lecture on his new book, The Corruption of Capitalism, at the University of Strathclyde.

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