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  • Life stressors such as poverty can negatively impact a child’s ability to learn.
  • Researchers look into the psychological reasons why people stay behind during natural disasters.
  • Children who have experienced a traumatic upbringing may be more likely to suffer from a drug addiction.
  • The best way to boost your memory might be taking time to space out for a bit.

Heather Rudow is a staff writer for Counseling Today. Email her at hrudow@counseling.org.