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How the pandemic is affecting babies’ brains


Research is emerging that some babies are developing differently than they did before the Covid-19 pandemic — not because of exposure to Covid itself, but likely because of stress and social isolation.

Children born during the pandemic have reduced verbal, motor and overall cognitive performance compared to those born pre-pandemic, according to a study at Brown University that is awaiting peer-review and publication.

A team of researchers at Columbia University report pandemic babies scored lower on social and motor screening tests at 6 months.


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