Body Mass Index Mediates the Effects of Low Income on Preschool Children's Executive Control, with Implications for Behavior and Academics.

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BACKGROUND Children from low-income backgrounds are more likely to have cognitive impairments, academic problems, and obesity. Biological mechanisms for the relationship between adiposity and neurocognitive functioning have been suggested, but the direction of effects is unclear. METHODS The relations among income, BMI, and cognitive-behavioral… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/chi.2014.0071

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@article{Tandon2015BodyMI, title={Body Mass Index Mediates the Effects of Low Income on Preschool Children's Executive Control, with Implications for Behavior and Academics.}, author={Pooja S. Tandon and Stephanie F Thompson and Lyndsey R Moran and Liliana J. Lengua}, journal={Childhood obesity}, year={2015}, volume={11 5}, pages={569-76} }