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Making Little Brains Kindergarten-Ready

Poverty saps kids' learning abilities. Science can help.

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One of the most important skills for any kindergartner, besides recognizing the alphabet and opening juice boxes, is knowing how to keep still. At Children's Hospital Los Angeles, hundreds of children have practiced doing just that -- and not just for their own sake, but for the good of science. 

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