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How people make their own environments: a theory of genotype greater than environment effects.
We propose a theory of development in which experience is directed by genotypes. Genotypic differences are proposed to affect phenotypic differences, both directly and through experience, via 3 kindsExpand
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Parenting stress among dual-earner mothers and fathers: Are there gender differences?
Stress in the parenting role has been found to be related to family functioning and parenting behavior. However, most research in this area has been conducted with clinical samples and has notExpand
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Developmental theories for the 1990s: development and individual differences.
  • S. Scarr
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Child development
  • 1 February 1992
Understanding both typical human development and indivdual differences within the same theoretical framework has been difficult because the 2 orientations arise from different philosophicalExpand
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Within and Beyond the Classroom Door: Assessing Quality in Child Care Centers.
Abstract This study reports data from a multisite study of typical center-based child care and children’s development regarding (a) associations among quality of care defined by structural features,Expand
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American child care today.
  • S. Scarr
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The American psychologist
  • 1 February 1998
Child care has 2 purposes: mothers' employment and children's development. These are conflicting goals, because the first focuses on the quantity and affordability of child care whereas the secondExpand
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Measurement of quality in child care centers
Assessment of quality of care in 363 classrooms with infants, toddlers, and preschool children was conducted in 120 child care centers in three states with widely varying regulations. Three majorExpand
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Family Racial Socialization and Ecological Competence: Longitudinal Assessments of African-American Transracial Adoptees.
Ecological Competence was assessed longitudinally in 88 African-American transracial adoptees (TRAs). Relations were examined among measures of Family Racial Socialization, Africentric, andExpand
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How people make their own environments: a theory of genotype greater than environment effects.
We propose a theory of development in which experience is directed by genotypes. Genotypic differences are proposed to affect phenotypic differences, both directly and through experience, via 3 kindsExpand
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Race, social class, and individual differences in I.Q
  • S. Scarr
  • Sociology, Psychology
  • 1 November 1982
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Child-care quality and children's social development.
This study examined the influence on children's social development of variation in the quality of their child-care environments. The sample consisted of 166 children attending representativeExpand
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