Higher education is an age-independent predictor of white matter integrity and cognitive control in late adolescence.

@article{Noble2013HigherEI,
  title={Higher education is an age-independent predictor of white matter integrity and cognitive control in late adolescence.},
  author={Kimberly G. Noble and Mayuresh S. Korgaonkar and Stuart M. Grieve and Adam M. Brickman},
  journal={Developmental science},
  year={2013},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={653-64}
}
Socioeconomic status is an important predictor of cognitive development and academic achievement. Late adolescence provides a unique opportunity to study how the attainment of socioeconomic status (in the form of years of education) relates to cognitive and neural development, during a time when age-related cognitive and neural development is ongoing. During late adolescence it is possible to disambiguate age- and education-related effects on the development of these processes. Here we assessed… CONTINUE READING
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