Early antecedents of childhood impulsivity: The role of parent-child interaction, cognitive competence, and temperament

  title={Early antecedents of childhood impulsivity: The role of parent-child interaction, cognitive competence, and temperament},
  author={S. Olson and J. E. Bates and K. Bayles},
  journal={Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology},
  • S. Olson, J. E. Bates, K. Bayles
  • Published 1990
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology
  • This prospective longitudinal investigation examined early mother-child interaction as a predictor of children's later self-control capabilities. Multimethod assessments of mother-child relationships, primarily focused on observed relationship qualities in the home, were conducted during the first 2 years and related to children's later impulse control capabilities. Child cognitive competence and temperament assessed during the 2nd year were also related to later impulsivity. Follow-up… CONTINUE READING
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