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Demography (2002) 39 (2): 369–392.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... , Siegel , L. , & Johnson , D. ( 1989 ). Home Environment and Cognitive Development in the First 3 Years of Life: A Collaborative Study Involving Six Sites and Three Ethnic Groups in North America . Developmental Psychology , 25 , 217 – 35 . 10.1037/0012-1649.25.2.217 Brooks-Gunn...
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Demography (2017) 54 (5): 1845–1871.
Published: 23 August 2017
... development that we cannot explain. A key finding is that the effects of socioeconomic disadvantage and child health on cognitive developmental trajectories are not influenced by measurable time-varying confounding. We find that socioeconomic disadvantage (poor health) has a significant negative impact...
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 367–390.
Published: 28 November 2018
...Bruce Bradbury; Jane Waldfogel; Elizabeth Washbrook Abstract Previous research has documented significantly larger income-related gaps in children’s early cognitive development in the United States than in the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. In this study, we investigate the extent to which...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 809–812.
Published: 23 March 2017
...Rasheda Khanam; Son Nghiem 6 3 2017 23 3 2017 © Population Association of America 2017 2017 Unobserved Heterogeneity Dynamic Panel Data Mathematical Score Child Cognitive Development Income Parameter The association between childhood outcomes and family income has...
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Demography (2016) 53 (3): 597–621.
Published: 15 April 2016
...Rasheda Khanam; Son Nghiem Abstract This article investigates whether family income affects children’s cognitive and noncognitive development by exploiting comprehensive information from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children. We include variables that represent parental investment, parental...
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Demography (2016) 53 (2): 337–364.
Published: 02 March 2016
...Nicholas J. Bishop; Natalie D. Eggum-Wilkens; Steven A. Haas; Jennie J. Kronenfeld Abstract This study examines the co-development of cognitive and physical function in older Americans using an age-heterogeneous sample drawn from the Health and Retirement Study (1998–2008). We used multiple-group...
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Demography (2020) 57 (2): 403–422.
Published: 12 March 2020
... to 30 months of age to provide first evidence on the effects of parental migration on development, health, and nutritional outcomes in the critical first stages of life. We find that maternal migration has a negative effect on cognitive development: migration before children reach 12 months of age...
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Demography (2010) 47 (Suppl 1): S65–S85.
Published: 01 March 2010
... that height is related to a variety of children s health and developmental outcomes, including health at birth and cognitive development within childhood. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK The framework we discuss here, which follows that presented in Case et al. (2005), eluci- dates mechanisms through which early-life...
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Demography (2022) 59 (4): 1275–1298.
Published: 01 August 2022
... of contextual influences on individual outcomes likely varies across developmental periods. In this study, we contend that differences in exposure to environmental health hazards are a central pathway through which neighborhood poverty may harm cognitive development during the first years of life. The most...
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Demography (2005) 42 (3): 559–574.
Published: 01 August 2005
... such individual-level variation that may underlie the emergence of the observed patterns at the population level. Thus, in *Peter M. Todd, Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Develop- ment, Lentzealle 94, 14195 Berlin, Germany; E-mail:ptodd@mpib-berlin.mpg.de. Francesco C...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 485–511.
Published: 23 February 2017
... development in the first wave of the developmental equation will be biased. However, the coefficients in subsequent periods will be unaffected because each period of latent cognitive development is identified using period-specific measures. Cognitive development at age 9 months is measured using...
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Demography (2000) 37 (4): 431–447.
Published: 01 November 2000
... poverty affects a child’s intellectual development. Using data from the NLSY and structural equation models, we have constructed five latent factors (cognitive stimulation, parenting style, physical environment, child’s ill health at birth, and ill health in childhood) and have allowed these factors...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1895–1931.
Published: 27 September 2014
... are time-invariant. It should be noted that child age is not included as a control in either the cross-sectional or fixed-effects models. Although there is obvious and substantial variability by age associated with cognitive development, the WJ-R scores are age-standardized, accounting for developmental...
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Demography (2000) 37 (1): 83–94.
Published: 01 February 2000
...- ate analyses, however, pregnancy intention was unrelated to measures of child development. Baydar did find that the availability of developmental resources was associated with cognitive development, and concluded that developmental resources mediated effects of pregnancy intention on cogni- tive...
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Demography (2014) 51 (2): 459–483.
Published: 16 November 2013
..., stimulating, and developmentally appropriate activities led by better-trained staff. At the same time, they typically have higher adult-child ratios, are less child-focused, and involve more peer interaction. As a result, formal care has been associated with both cognitive development and problem behavior...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 61–98.
Published: 15 January 2020
...Daniel Kuehnle; Michael Oberfichtner Abstract As many developed countries enact policies that allow children to begin universal childcare earlier, understanding how starting universal childcare earlier affects children’s cognitive and noncognitive skills is an important policy question. We provide...
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Demography (2017) 54 (5): 1715–1742.
Published: 13 September 2017
... disturbances in the developing world are far higher than previously thought (Stranges et al. 2012 ). In this study, we analyze the effects of sleep duration on the cognitive skills and depression symptoms of older workers (aged 45 and older) in China. Recent research in neuroscience (e.g., van Praag et al...
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Demography (2013) 50 (6): 2187–2208.
Published: 20 June 2013
... Suppose there are two children in a family, and their parents observe that one child is developing more slowly in terms of cognitive skills or ability relative to the other child. A question that arises is, Do parents attempt to reduce these observable differences by investing more resources in terms...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1867–1894.
Published: 04 October 2014
... critics and politicians to voice concern about the potential negative consequences that this change may have on children. Academics have also sought to tackle this issue. Overall, the extensive literature demonstrates that maternal employment has a detrimental effect on children’s cognitive development...
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Demography (2009) 46 (2): 281–301.
Published: 01 May 2009
... group (RS RS ) has impaired left hemisphere development and is at risk for developmental delays in speech and language skills. The dominant group (RS+ RS+) has impaired right hemisphere development, affecting spatial cognition. Handedness and Early Childhood Development 283 left side of the handedness...