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School readiness and later achievement.
Using 6 longitudinal data sets, the authors estimate links between three key elements of school readiness--school-entry academic, attention, and socioemotional skills--and later school reading andExpand
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Economic well-being and children's social adjustment: the role of family process in an ethnically diverse low-income sample.
Using latent variable structural equation modeling, a family economic stress model that links economic well-being to child well-being in an ethnically diverse, low-income sample of 419 elementaryExpand
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Early childhood television viewing and adolescent behavior: the recontact study.
In this Monograph, we report the follow-up of 570 adolescents who had been studied as preschoolers in one of two separate investigations of television use. The primary goal of the study was toExpand
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The relations of early television viewing to school readiness and vocabulary of children from low-income families: the early window project.
For two cohorts of children from low- to moderate-income families, time-use diaries of television viewing were collected over 3 years (from ages 2-5 and 4-7 years, respectively), and tests ofExpand
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Words from Sesame Street : learning vocabulary while viewing
The study is a longitudinal investigation of preschool children's viewing of Sesame Street and their vocabulary development.
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The Timing of Family Instability and Children’s Social Development
This study extends the growing literature of family instability by investigating the significance of its timing for children's social adjustment. We find that more than a third of the 1,364Expand
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How young children spend their time: television and other activities.
Time-use diaries were collected over a 3-year period for 2 cohorts of 2- and 4-year-old children. TV viewing declined with age. Time spent in reading and educational activities increased with age onExpand
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