Childhood poverty can be a life sentence – we must act
Poverty in childhood causes terrible damageMike Abrahams / Alamy Stock PhotoIT’S rare that scientists are moved to tears by their research projects, but for Harvard neuroscientist Charles Nelson, that was once a daily experience. In the late 1990s he and his team set up a long-running study of children living in Romanian orphanages. What they witnessed...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark