Can an Extra $333 a Month Improve a Baby’s Brain? A Research Team Wants to Know.

“When a mom is less worried about how she’s going to pay rent or keep the lights on, she’s more likely to be present with her children.” Can reducing poverty aid child development? Research from TC’s Kim Noble explores how income supplements could make an impact — via The Wall Street Journal. A new study that aims to identify whether reducing poverty, by giving new moms $4,000 a year, can make a positive difference in the cognitive and emotional development of their babies.