ERIC Number: EJ213592
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979
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Family Configuration and Mental Ability: Two Theories Contrasted with U.S. Data.
Page, Ellis B.; Grandon, Gary M.
American Educational Research Journal, v16 n3 p257-72 Sum 1979
Data are reviewed from the US National Longitudinal Study of Educational Effects. Results from aggregate analysis are quite similar to those reported by others. When individual variation is explored, however, the effects of family configuration become relatively trivial, and the confluence theory appears untenable. (Author/MH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Colombia; United States
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972