The Effects Of Poverty On Children By Brooks And Duncan

Conversation Writing In the scholarly article, "The Effects of Poverty on Children" written by Brooks, and Duncan, and these authors mention that poverty has a great impact on children 's health such as physical health low birth weight, growth stunting, and lead poisoning. In this article, Brooks, and Duncan state, “Parents reported that poor children were only two-thirds as likely to be in excellent health and almost twice as likely to be in fair or poor health” (p. 3). In addition, their research shows that point out that serious physical disabilities, grade repetition, and learning disabilities are more prevalent among children who were low birth weight as infants, as are lower levels of intelligence and of math and reading achievement …show more content…
In the scholarly article, "The Effects of Poverty on Children" written by Brooks, and Duncan. The authors acknowledge that the poverty limited school achievement. Their research shows that children living below the poverty threshold are 1.3 times as likely as nonpoor children to experience learning disabilities (Brooks, and Duncan, p. 61). The authors also point out that the poorer children scored between 6 and 13 points lower on various standardized tests of IQ, verbal ability, and achievement. (Brooks, and Duncan, p. 61). They also state, “Family income averaged from birth to age 5 had a much more powerful effect on the number of school years a child completes that does family income measured either between ages 5” (p. 8). In comparison, in another article, “Housing Crowding Effects on Children’s Well-Being” written by Solari and Mar. The authors mention that crowded housing has a great impact on children’s school achievement. For example, Solari and Mare suggest that living in crowded housing conditions has an independent and 10 or between ages 11 and 15 negative effects on math and reading achievement in the pooled national analysis. In the same way, in the scholarly article “Does Money Affect Children’s Outcomes?” Cooper and Stewart (2016) mention, “Income continues to affect some health and schooling outcomes much higher up the distribution” …show more content…
For example, “Children may have stress, peer pressure that also cause difficult social interaction with their peers and behaviors problems” (Solari and Mare, 2013). Similarly, in the article, “Effects of Childhood Poverty and Chronic Stress on Emotion Regulation Brain Function in Adulthood” written by Kim, Evans, and Phan. The authors mention that exposure to chronic stressors may be one underlying mechanism for childhood poverty. Kim, Evans, and Phan (2013) state, “The findings demonstrate the significance of childhood chronic stress exposures in predicting neural outcomes during emotion regulation in adults who grew up in poverty.” In this article, Kim, Evans, and Phan (2013) also suggest that chronic exposure to stressors associated with living in low-income families has long-term negative effects on physiological stress regulatory systems (9–12). In comparison, in the article, “The Effect of Poverty on Psychological Well-being of Children” written by Ho, Li, and Chan. The authors mention, “Ina western study that examined the relationship between family poverty and childhood depressive symptoms, the results revealed that children from poor households generally had a much higher level of depressive symptoms than those from high-income households, as a result of increased stressful life events, poor family

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