Navigation Links
Study shows that genes can protect kids against poverty

MADISON - For children growing up poor, money isn't the only solution to overcoming the challenges of poverty.

According to a new study, the genes and warm support received from parents also can buffer these children against many of the cognitive and behavioral problems for which poverty puts them at risk. The findings are published in the May issue of the journal Child Development.
<......

Full article >>> al and cognitive tasks, says Kim-Cohen, are the ones more resilient to the poor conditions in which they were raised.

To determine the role of genes in buffering children against poverty, the researchers studied differences among the twins, some who were identical (sharing all genes) and others who were fraternal (sharing half their genes). If identical twins have levels of resilience sim......

Full article >>> ed higher on intelligence tests.

Kim-Cohen explains, "The warmth, mental stimulation and interest that parents pay toward their young children can make a big difference in their children's lives." She adds that many of the stimulating activities that were measured, such as taking a long walk or going to the park, cost little or no money.

With the joint role of genes and upbringin......

Full article >>>
'"/>

Source:wistechnology.com By Emily Carlson 05/26/04


Related biology technology :

1. Antibodies for Studying NMDA Receptor Protein Expression and Synapse-Specific Immunolabeling
2. Optimizing Transfection Conditions for Studying Signal Transduction Pathways
3. Enzyme Immunoassay for Studying Intracellular Levels of cAMP
4. RT-PCR Primers for the Study of Apoptosis
5. A Comparison Study of Lipid Tranfection Reagents in A549, NIH 3T3 and COS-7 Cell Lines
6. New Reporter Plasmids for Studying Interferon-Stimulated Signal Transduction Pathways
7. New Fusion Trans-Activator Plasmids for Studying Signal Transduction Pathways
8. Study affirms information technology-productivity link
9. Study explains unexpected conductivity of nanoscale silicon
10. UW-Madison Laser Device to Study Polar Ice Caps
11. The Learning Game - Researchers Study Video Gaming Principles that Apply to Education
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:10/10/2017)... ... October 10, 2017 , ... ... (ADC) therapeutics, today confirmed licensing rights that give it exclusive global access ... developed in collaboration with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA). Additionally, an ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 10, 2017 , ... ... innovation and business process optimization firm for the life sciences and healthcare industries, ... conference in San Francisco. , The presentation, “Automating GxP Validation for Agile ...
(Date:10/9/2017)... ... October 09, 2017 , ... The Giving Tree ... products targeting the needs of consumers who are incorporating medical marijuana into their ... Phoenix, Arizona. , As operators of two successful Valley dispensaries, The Giving Tree’s ...
(Date:10/6/2017)... ... October 06, 2017 , ... The HealthTech Venture ... sector at their fourth annual Conference where founders, investors, innovative practitioners and collaborators ... ELEVATE pitch competition showcasing early stage digital health and med tech companies. , ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/18/2017)...  Socionext Inc., a global expert in SoC-based imaging and computing ... M820, which features the company,s hybrid codec technology. A demonstration utilizing ... Inc., will be showcased during the upcoming Medtec Japan at Tokyo ... Las Vegas Convention Center April 24-27. ... Click here for an image ...
(Date:4/11/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... ... grow at a CAGR of 30.37% during the period 2017-2021. ... prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry ... over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of ...
(Date:4/5/2017)... Today HYPR Corp. , leading innovator ... of the HYPR platform is officially FIDO® Certified ... architecture that empowers biometric authentication across Fortune 500 enterprises ... over 15 million users across the financial services industry, ... product suites and physical access represent a growing portion ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):