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Tracking and Tackling Deprivation's Toll

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Science  22 Feb 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5866, pp. 1028-1029
DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5866.1028b

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BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS-- At the AAAS annual meeting here from February 14 to 18, psychologists presented a new study aimed at showing how poverty affects children's memory and language skills, and others suggested a partial remedy.