Poverty as a predictor of 4-year-olds' executive function: new perspectives on models of differential susceptibility.

@article{Raver2013PovertyAA,
  title={Poverty as a predictor of 4-year-olds' executive function: new perspectives on models of differential susceptibility.},
  author={C. Cybele Raver and Clancy Blair and Michael T. Willoughby},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2013},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={292-304}
}
In a predominantly low-income, population-based longitudinal sample of 1,259 children followed from birth, results suggest that chronic exposure to poverty and the strains of financial hardship were each uniquely predictive of young children's performance on measures of executive functioning. Results suggest that temperament-based vulnerability serves as a statistical moderator of the link between poverty-related risk and children's executive functioning. Implications for models of ecology and… CONTINUE READING
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