The Real Impact Love Has On A Child’s Brain

Shocking: According to neurologists, this sizeable difference has one primary cause – the way each child was treated by their mothers.

Both of these images are brain scans of two three-year-old children, but the brain on the left is considerably larger, has fewer spots and less dark areas compared to the one on the right.

The child with the shrunken brain was the victim of severe neglect and abuse. Babies’ brains grow and develop as they interact with their environment and learn how to function within it.

The consequences of these deficits are pronounced – the child on the left with the larger brain will be more intelligent and more likely to develop the social ability to empathize with others. But in contrast, the child with the shrunken brain will be more likely to become addicted to drugs and involved in violent crimes, much more likely to be unemployed and to be dependent on state benefits. The child is also more likely to develop mental and other serious health problems.

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