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Helen Pearson on The Life Project

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  • Health & wellbeing
  • Science
  • Social mobility

How does childhood and inequality influence the course of our lives? Birth cohort studies of over 70,000 have influenced sixty years of social science, government legislation, medical and educational theory and practice. Science journalist and Nature editor Helen Pearson has now brought together these stories and shares some of the key findings brought to light by this remarkable body of work.

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