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  • From the abstract: "A major developmental task for young children in the United States involves the acquisition of knowledge about the letters in the English alphabet. In the current study, we examined the growth trajectories of children's letter name knowledge (LNK) during pre-kindergarten and kindergarten. A diverse sample of 1015 children was drawn from the National Center for Early...
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  • From the Abstract: "This study considered the quality and stability of infant and toddler nonparental child care from 6 to 36 months in relation to language, social, and academic skills measured proximally at 36 months and distally at kindergarten. Quality was measured separately as caregiver–child verbal interactions and caregiver sensitivity, and stability was measured as having...
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  • From the abstract: "Self‚Äźdetermination refers to an individual being a causal agent in their daily activities, including the ability to express their own needs, interests, and wants, make choices, and set goals. Self‚Äźdetermination is critical during adolescence and has been linked to positive educational outcomes in individuals with disabilities. Few studies have characterized the...
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  • From the abstract: "This chapter summarizes the current research on the neurobiological mechanisms that are impacted by child maltreatment through neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse, or emotional abuse. These adverse childhood experiences can be maladaptive for child neurodevelopment and increase the risks for later chronic, physical, and mental health conditions. Alternatively, adaptive...
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  • The 2020 Impact Report shares updates about our work and our impact across the state and the nation during the past fiscal year (2019-2020). Stories include: "Inclusion in early childhood sets the stage for living a full and inclusive life" spotlighting the National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute; "Research pathways for undergraduate students" spotlighting the Marvin H....
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