Impact ofFood Insecurity on Kids
Top of Mind with Julie Rose
Police Shootings, Unreliable Senses, Gender and Career Choice
Episode: Police Shootings, Unreliable Senses, Gender and Career Choice
- Jan 5, 2016 10:00 pm
- 12:42 mins
Guest: Rachel Kimbro, PhD, Associate Professor of Sociology at Rice University and the Associate Director of the Kinder Institute's Urban Health Program Being hungry is never fun. Living in perpetual hunger – or even just the threat of it – is more damaging to children than previously thought. Sociology professor Rachel Kimbro has just published work looking at what happens to the behavior and mental health of young children when they suddenly find themselves “food insecure.” The results suggest there’s a lasting effect – even into adulthood.