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Smart Kids Found to Undergo Delayed Brain Development March 31, 2006

Posted by tkcollier in Lifestyle, Science & Technology.
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Scientific American: Smart Kids Found to Undergo Delayed Brain Development
The pattern of brain growth during development may figure more importantly than overall brain size when it comes to intelligence. Although such intelligence seems to be genetic, the child-rearing environment may play an even more critical role, the researchers stress. Studies in rats have shown that their cortex thickness depends on richness of experience.

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