Socioeconomic gradients predict individual differences in neurocognitive abilities.

  title={Socioeconomic gradients predict individual differences in neurocognitive abilities.},
  author={Kimberly G. Noble and Bruce D. McCandliss and Martha J. Farah},
  journal={Developmental science},
  volume={10 4},
Socioeconomic status (SES) is associated with childhood cognitive achievement. In previous research we found that this association shows neural specificity; specifically we found that groups of low and middle SES children differed disproportionately in perisylvian/language and prefrontal/executive abilities relative to other neurocognitive abilities. Here we address several new questions: To what extent does this disparity between groups reflect a gradient of SES-related individual differences… CONTINUE READING
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