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Tanskanen, Antti O.; Danielsbacka, Mirkka – Child Development, 2018
Associations between grandparental investment and child outcomes were investigated using three waves of a longitudinal British Millennium Cohort Study that included children between the ages of 9 months and 5 years (n = 24,614 person-observations from 13,744 children). Grandparental investment was measured by parent--grandparent contact frequency…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Behavior Problems, Questionnaires, Screening Tests
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Whiteside, Katie E.; Gooch, Debbie; Norbury, Courtenay F. – Child Development, 2017
Children learning English as an additional language (EAL) often experience lower academic attainment than monolingual peers. In this study, teachers provided ratings of English language proficiency and social, emotional, and behavioral functioning for 782 children with EAL and 6,485 monolingual children in reception year (ages 4-5). Academic…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Language Proficiency, English (Second Language), Monolingualism
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Bornstein, Marc H.; Hahn, Chun-Shin; Wolke, Dieter – Child Development, 2013
A large-scale ("N" = 552) controlled multivariate prospective 14-year longitudinal study of a developmental cascade embedded in a developmental system showed that information-processing efficiency in infancy (4 months), general mental development in toddlerhood (18 months), behavior difficulties in early childhood (36 months),…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Longitudinal Studies
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Malti, Tina; Krettenauer, Tobias – Child Development, 2013
This meta-analytic review of 42 studies covering 8,009 participants (ages 4-20) examines the relation of moral emotion attributions to prosocial and antisocial behavior. A significant association is found between moral emotion attributions and prosocial and antisocial behaviors ("d" = 0.26, 95% CI [0.15, 0.38]; "d" = 0.39, 95%…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Moral Values, Attribution Theory, Effect Size