Belinda Campos

Belinda Campos is a psychologist at the University of California, Irvine. She says that in Latino families like Caitlynn's, parents are often doing something very specific, and scientists can even see what it is inside the brains of young adults. … In one study, researchers brought college students into the laboratory from two cultural groups. … While the participants gave their family money, the researchers studied their brains with an MRI scanner. …  While giving their family money, the brains of the Latino participants - the reward centers of the brain lit up when they were doing so.

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