Children raised in substandard circumstances should experience a gradual increase in IQ. This is the opinion of psychiatrist David Ansell, who argues that children living in poverty are often unable to develop at their natural rate and require more time to reach their full potential. Ansell believes that this can be achieved by providing them with a gradual increase in stimulation throughout life, starting from early childhood when they are most vulnerable.
The idea is to provide a gradual increase in stimulation throughout life, starting from early childhood when they are most vulnerable. These stimulants could include better education and healthcare, as well as healthier living conditions like clean water and improved housing. However, Ansell’s plan would not be applied universally across society; it would only apply to those who live below the poverty line or have been exposed to environmental risks that put them at risk of developmental delay. Most people agree with this theory but its application has led to much discussion among psychologists about how best to implement such an approach without inadvertently widening inequality gaps between rich children and poor ones. An all-encompassing solution may never exist due largely in part because many factors affect