From early attachment to engagement with learning in school: the role of self-regulation and persistence.

@article{Drake2014FromEA,
  title={From early attachment to engagement with learning in school: the role of self-regulation and persistence.},
  author={Kim E. Drake and Jay Belsky and R M Pasco Fearon},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2014},
  volume={50 5},
  pages={1350-61}
}
This article presents theoretical arguments and supporting empirical evidence suggesting that attachment experiences in early life may be important in the later development of self-regulation and conscientious behavior. Analyses of data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development (NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2005; N = 1,149) were conducted to test the association between attachment, measured at 15 and 36… CONTINUE READING