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Burchinal Margaret, March, 2018
Other
Peer Reviewed
High-quality early care and education (ECE) programs are thought to increase opportunities for all children to succeed in school, but recent findings call into question whether these programs affect children as anticipated. In this article, I…
Glass Jennifer, Simon Robin W., Andersson Matthew A., November, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The recent proliferation of studies examining cross-national variation in the association between parenthood and happiness reveal accumulating evidence of lower levels of happiness among parents than nonparents in most advanced industrialized…
Cueto Santiago, Leon Juan, Miranda Alejandra, Dearden Kirk, Crookston Benjamin T., Behrman Jere R., 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Several studies in developing countries have found that children who experience growth faltering in the first years of life show lower cognitive abilities than their peers. In this study, we use the Young Lives longitudinal dataset in Peru to…
Kremer Kristen P., Maynard Brandy R., Polanin Joshua R., Vaughn Michael G., Sarteschi Christine M., March, 2015
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
The popularity, demand, and increased federal and private funding for after-school programs have resulted in a marked increase in after-school programs over the past two decades. After-school programs are used to prevent adverse outcomes, decrease…
Chen Jen-Hao, Claessens Amy, Msall Michael E., February, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study aims to examine the relationship between indicators of prematurity and children's cognitive and behavioral school readiness in a nationally representative sample and to investigate whether typically occurring preschool enrollment…
Sette Stefania, Spinrad Tracy L., Baumgartner Emma, August, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research Findings: The purpose of the present study was to examine the relations among teacher-child relationship quality (close, conflictive, and dependent), children's social behavior, and peer likability in a sample of Italian preschool-age…
Byrne Brian, Wadsworth Sally J., Boehme Kristi, Talk Andrew C., Coventry William L., Olson Richard K., Samuelsson Stefan, Corley Robin, May, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The genetic factor structure of a range of learning measures was explored in twin children, recruited in preschool and followed to Grade 2 (N = 2,084). Measures of orthographic learning and word reading were included in the analyses to determine how…
Fujisawa Keiko K., Wadsworth Sally J., Kakihana Shinichiro, Olson Richard K., DeFries J. C., Byrne Brian, Ando Juko, April, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This first Japanese twin study of early literacy development investigated the extent to which genetic and environmental factors influence individual differences in prereading skills in 238 pairs of twins at 42 months of age. Twin pairs were…
Conti Gabriella, 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
In this chapter, I review recent evidence on the developmental origins of health inequality. I discuss the origins of the education-health gradient, the long-term costs caused by early life adversity, and how early life experiences affect the…
Ruhm Christopher J., Waldfogel Jane, November, 2011
Other
A review of research on the effects of parental leave and universal early childhood care and education policies on children's long-term outcomes
Coventry William L., Byrne Brian, Olson Richard K., Corley Robin, Samuelsson Stefan, July/August 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the genetic and environmental overlap between static and dynamic measures of preschool phonological awareness and its relationship to preschool letter knowledge and kindergarten reading ability, based on data from 994 twin pairs…
Barnes Marcia A., Stubbs Allison, Raghubar Kimberly P., Agostino Alba, Taylor Heather B., Landry Susan H., Fletcher Jack M., Smith-Chant Brenda L., May, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Preschoolers with spina bifida (SB) were compared to typically developing (TD) children on tasks tapping mathematical knowledge at 36 months (n=102) and 60 months of age (n=98). The group with SB had difficulty compared to TD peers on all…
Olson Richard K., Keenan Janice M., Byrne Brian, Samuelsson Stefan, Coventry William L., Corley Robin, Wadsworth Sally J., Willcutt Erik G., DeFries J. C., Pennington Bruce Franklin, Hulslander Jacqueline, January, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A longitudinal study of changes in the influence of genes and the environment on the reading and vocabulary scores of children measured at prekindergarten, second grade, and fourth grade, based on data collected from 997 pairs of twins from four…
Paez Mariela M., Tabors Patton O., Lopez Lisa M., March-April 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of bilingual preschool children's oral language and emergent literacy skills as compared with the skills of a sample of monolingual, Spanish-speaking preschool children in Puerto Rico
Swingley Daniel, Aslin Richard N., March 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the analytical abilities of children when learning words which are phonetically similar or phonetically different from words already in their vocabularies, in populations of 70 American and 28 Dutch 1-2 year-old children