Covid-19 causes challenges for years-in-the-making study on babies and poverty

With $17 million in funding and a team of prominent psychologists and neuroscientists overseeing it, the Baby’s First Years study has the potential to be a landmark examination of the relationship between poverty and brain development in children. … The groundwork for Baby’s First Years started in 2013 with prize money from the Jacobs Foundation to Greg Duncan, a professor of education at the University of California, Irvine. [