Childhood Malnutrition: Exporting Violence or Happiness?

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Half of all child deaths are associated with under-nutrition, with devastating impacts and far-reaching health consequences. Left unchecked, under-nutrition will potentially create an inter-generational, self-reinforcing pathogenic cycle of violence and behavioural disruption, that can spread around the world through human migration. Eradicating malnutrition requires that more nutritious food is accessible to the poor and vulnerable. Beyond this, there is a deeper question.

Is it possible to restore the cognitive loss resulting from malnutrition, using new artificial intelligence and cognitive models?

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Professor Jacqueline McGlade

Professor Jacqueline McGlade

Frank Jackson Foundation Professor of the Environment

Professor Jacqueline McGlade is the Frank Jackson Foundation Professor of the Environment at Gresham College.

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