ERIC Number: EJ551062
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
New Directions in the Study of Family-Level Dynamics During Infancy and Early Childhood.
McHale, James P.; Kuersten, Regina; Lauretti, Allison
New Directions for Child Development, v74 p5-26 Win 1996
Examines new studies of family-level dynamics that explain individual variability in early socioemotional development. Shows that family processes help explain unique variance in conceptually related measures of child development. Reviews studies showing prospective links between family processes during infancy and behavior at age 4, and contemporaneous links between family processes and child adaptation at ages 2 and 4. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Theme Issue Topic: "Understanding How Family-Level Dynamics Affect Children's Development: Studies of Two-Parent Families."