Jack Shonkoff Analysis

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After listening to Jack Shonkoff, director of the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University argues experiences have a potential to change child growth later in life. The day we are born is when our brains are continuously developing throughout our life span such as things we experience and learn. For example, if a child is expose to violence and abuse at home. The child will have a higher chance of committing crimes and this is called toxic stress, Shonkoff mentions. Toxic stress is when the brain is unable to adapt to new situations and can potential damage child brain in terms of memory and learning. I agree by having more stress can lead children to do dangerous things. If children are protect at an earlier age and not be expose
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