Saturday, January 24, 2015

Cognitive Ability at Kindergarten Entry and Socioeconomic Status.

This study looked at the thinking ability of children entering kindergarten. It found that about 50% of the differences between cognitive ability was due to home learning environment (18%), parenting style (14%), family background (10%), early education (6%), and health (5%). Almost half of the differences in cognitive ability were due to an unknown factor.  (Pediatrics. 2015 Jan 19. pii: peds.2014-0434.)
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