Science Current Events Assignment

Amelia Margolis
Childhood Stress Can Leave Changes In The Adult Brain
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The brain does many things. Studies have shown that childhood stress can effect the size and shape of your brain. Scientists in England studied 500 boys' brains from when they were born until 18-21. The scientists studied different situations the boys went through. Some of the situations included: Abused, someone passed away, they moved. Then the questions furthered into the boys' mood. At the end of the experiment the boys had MRI's to see the brain's growth.

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This interests me because i want to know about my brain. Know I know that everyones brain will differ from what they went through as a child. Some people might be bigger from different situations. I know a little about what stress does to your brain.