Category Archives: preschoolers

Associations between social isolation, pro-social behaviour and emotional development in preschool aged children

Background: The impact of peer relationships has been extensively reported during adolescence, when peer influence is generally considered to be at its greatest. Research on social isolation during childhood has found associations with school achievement, future relationships and adult mental … Continue reading

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Cognitive enhancement after training in preschoolers from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds

The association between socioeconomic status and child cognitive development, and the positive impact of interventions aimed at optimizing cognitive performance are well-documented. However, few studies have examined how specific socio-environmental factors may moderate the impact of cognitive interventions among poor … Continue reading

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