Mothers' perceived social status may influence child's brain development

08/14/2013 | Science World Report

Children born to mothers who believed they have a low social standing had less hippocampal activation than those whose mothers had a higher self-perceived social status, a study showed. Low maternal perception of social status was also linked to increased cortisol levels in the children, which is a stress indicator, researchers wrote in the journal Developmental Science.

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