ERIC Number: EJ301464
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Social and Other Environemtal Influences on the Cognitive and Personality Development of Low Birthweight Infants.
Escalona, Sibylle K.
American Journal of Mental Deficiency, v88 n5 p508-12 Mar 1984
Research on cognitive development of low-birthweight infants is reviewed. The study of high-risk populatons should include measures of psychological development. Detailed assessment of the children's daily life and behavior patterns can provide clues for causal linkages to account for the association between social economic status and cognitive development. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special Issue: Mental Retardation Research Centers.