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Jamie Hanson: Falling Outside the Norms

  • Published10 Jun 2019
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Jamie Hanson was interested from an early age in families who did not have a typical two-parent household stemming from his own experiences growing up with a single mother. He began to question “norms” in society and consider people who might fall outside typical situations such as single-parent households or low-income individuals. At the University of Pittsburgh, he investigates these issues through his study of poverty and its impact on the developing brain.

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