Child Development

2016

2015

  • Association between Breastfeeding and Intelligence, Educational Attainment, and Income pdfAssociation between Breastfeeding and Intelligence, Educational Attainment, and Income at 30 Years of Age: A Prospective Birth Cohort Study from Brazil (Victora, Lessa Horta, Loret de Mola, Quevedo, Tavares Pinheiro, Gigante, Gonçalves, & Barros, 2015)
  • Childhood Behavior Problems and Academic Outcomes in Adolescence pdfChildhood Behavior Problems and Academic Outcomes in Adolescence: Longitudinal Population-Based Study (Sayal, Washbrook, & Propper, 2015)
  • Conclusions about Interventions, Programs, and Approaches for Improving Executive Functions pdfConclusions about Interventions, Programs, and Approaches for Improving Executive Functions that Appear Justified and Those That, Despite Much Hype, Do Not (Diamond & Ling, 2015)
  • Learning from the Millenium Development Goals pdfProgress for Children – Beyond Averages: Learning from the MDGs [Millenium Development Goals] (UNICEF, 2015)
  • Advances in Early Childhood Development pdfA Good Start: Advances in Early Childhood Development (Bernard van Leer Foundation, 2015)
  • The Relationship Between Kindergarten Social Competence and Future Wellness pdfEarly Social-Emotional Functioning and Public Health: The Relationship Between Kindergarten Social Competence and Future Wellness (Jones, Greenberg, & Crowley, 2015)
  • Infants Ask for Help When They Know They Don’t Know pdfInfants Ask for Help When They Know They Don’t Know (Goupil, Romand-Monnier, & Kouider, 2016)
  • Distinctions Between Academic versus Intellectual Goals for Young Children pdfLively Minds: Distinctions Between Academic versus Intellectual Goals for Young Children (Katz, 2015)
  • Reciprocal Relations Between Student Teacher Relationship and Children’s Behavioral Problems pdfReciprocal Relations Between Student Teacher Relationship and Children’s Behavioral Problems: Moderation by Child-Care Group Size (Skalická, Stenseng, Belsky, & Wichstrøm, 2015)
  • Supportive Relationships and Active Skill-Building Strengthen the Foundations of Resilience pdfSupportive Relationships and Active Skill-Building Strengthen the Foundations of Resilience, Working Paper 13 (National Scientific Council on the Developing Child/Harvard University, 2015)
  • Social and Emotional Benefits of Arts Participation pdfThe Arts in Early Childhood: Social and Emotional Benefits of Arts Participation: A Literature Review and Gap-Analysis (2000 – 2015), (Menzer, 2015; National Endowment for the Arts)
  • The Potential for School-based Interventions pdfThe Potential for School-based Interventions that Target Executive Function to Improve Academic Achievement: A Review (Jacob & Parkinson, 2015)
  • Toddlers Master Everyday Activities in Kindergarten: A Gender Perspective pdfToddlers Master Everyday Activities in Kindergarten: A Gender Perspective (Meland, Kaltvedt, & Reikerås, 2015)
  • Why Improving and Assessing Executive Functions Early in Life is Critical pdfWhy Improving and Assessing Executive Functions Early in Life is Critical (Diamond, 2015)

2014

  • Parenting, attachment and a secure base for children pdfBaby Bonds: Parenting, attachment and a secure base for children (Moullin, Waldfogel, & Washbrook 2014)
  • Canadian Network for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health: 2013-2014 Annual Report pdfCanadian Network for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health: 2013-2014 Annual Report (2014)
  • Classroom Activities and Off-task Behavior in Elementary School Children pdfClassroom Activities and Off-task Behavior in Elementary School Children (Goodwin, Almeda, Petroccia, Baker, & Fisher, 2013)
  • CMEC Early Learning and Development Framework pdfCMEC Early Learning and Development Framework (Council of Ministers of Education, Canada/CMEC Early Childhood Learning and Development Working Group, 2014)
  • Effects of the FITKids Randomized Control Trial pdfEffects of the FITKids Randomized Control Trial on Executive Control and Brain Function (Hillman et al., 2014)
  • Enhancing and Practicing Executive Function Skills with Children pdfEnhancing and Practicing Executive Function Skills with Children from Infancy to Adolescence (Center on the Developing Child/Harvard University, 2014)
  • Less-structured time in children’s daily lives predicts self-directed executive functioning linkLess-structured time in children’s daily lives predicts self-directed executive functioning (Barker, Semenov, Michaelson, Provan, Snyder, & Munakata, 2014)
  • The Role of Make-Believe Play in the Development of Executive Function pdfThe Role of Make-Believe Play in the Development of Executive Function: Status of Research and Future Directions (Berk & Meyers, 2013)
  • Sleep Environment Risks for Younger and Older Infants pdfSleep Environment Risks for Younger and Older Infants (Colvin, Collie-Akers, Schunn, & Moon, 2014)
  • Social-Emotional Development in the Early Years pdfSocial-Emotional Development in the Early Years: A Common Message Paper (Halton Region and partners, 2014)

2013

  • Academic Content, Student Learning, and the Persistence of Preschool Effects pdfAcademic Content, Student Learning, and the Persistence of Preschool Effects (Claessens, Engel, & Curran, 2013)
  • Could Childhood Nightmares Foreshadow Mental Ills as Teen? linkCould Childhood Nightmares Foreshadow Mental Ills as Teen? (HealthDay, Feb. 28th, 2014)
  • Mental Health Begins in Early Childhood pdfEstablishing a Level Foundation for Life: Mental Health Begins in Early Childhood, Working Paper 6 (National Scientific Council on the Developing Child/Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University, 2013)
  • Skills for life and learning pdfExecutive function: Skills for life and learning (Center on the Developing Child/Harvard University, 2013)
  • The Evidence Base on Preschool Education pdfInvesting in Our Future: The Evidence Base on Preschool Education (Yoshikawa et al., 2013) (Society for Research in Child Development, Foundation for Child Development)
  • The Healthy Kids Strategy pdfNo Time to Wait: The Healthy Kids Strategy (Ontario Ministry of Health/Healthy Kids Panel, 2013)
  • Linking early-childhood development with academic outcomes pdfStarting Early: Teaching, Learning and Assessment. Linking early-childhood development with academic outcomes – a detailed look (Calman & Crawford, 2013)
  • Lessons from Research about Young Children pdfThink, Feel, Act: Lessons from Research about Young Children (Ontario Ministry of Education, 2013)
  • Children’s Media Use in America 2013 linkZero to Eight: Children’s Media Use in America 2013 (Common Sense Media, 2013)

2012

  • Early childhood development and disability pdfEarly childhood development and disability: A discussion paper (World Health Organization; UNICEF, 2012)
  • Early childhood in focus 7 - Developing brains linkEarly childhood in focus 7 - Developing brains (Woodhead & Oates, 2012/The Open University)
  •  Early years swimming - Adding capital to young Australians pdfEarly years swimming - Adding capital to young Australians (Jorgensen, 2012)
  • Early Child Development pdfThe Royal Society of Canada and The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Expert Panel: Early Child Development (Boivin et al., 2012)

2011

  • A gradient of childhood self-control predicts health, wealth, and public safety pdfA gradient of childhood self-control predicts health, wealth, and public safety (Moffitt et al., 2011)
  • Active Healthy Kids Canada 2010 Report Card pdfActive Healthy Kids Canada 2010 Report Card
  • Apgar scores at 5 minutes after birth in relation to school performance at 16 years of age pdfApgar scores at 5 minutes after birth in relation to school performance at 16 years of age (Stewart, Olausson, & Kallen, 2011)