Here in the NEED Lab we investigate how early life experiences and adversity influence children's brain and cognitive development, including language, memory and self-regulation. Our aim is to use neuroscience to inform educational, health, and policy interventions to promote healthy development for all children.

How does income affect brain development? 

Dr. Noble joins TED to discuss our research and the national launch of Baby's First Years Project, a national clinical trial on poverty reduction in early childhood.