ERIC Number: EJ607668
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Does the Content of Mothers' Verbal Stimulation Explain Differences in Children's Development of Verbal and Nonverbal Cognitive Skills?
Smith, Karen E.; Landry, Susan H.; Swank, Paul R.
Journal of School Psychology, v38 n1 p27-49 Jan-Feb 2000
Examines whether mothers' verbal input at 3 years of age that specifies relations between objects, actions, and concepts (scaffolding) relates to children's development of verbal and nonverbal cognitive skills from 3 through 6 years of age. For all children scaffolding predicated verbal and nonverbal skills even after controlling for families' socioeconomic status and the frequency of maternal stimulation. (Author/MKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special Issue: "Developmental Perspectives on Intelligence." For related articles, see CG 555 353-358.