Research Summary Paper - Alyssa Bergman HD 202-907 A...

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Alyssa Bergman HD 202-907 2/20/16 Research Summary Paper A. Objective(s) of study The purpose of this study was to investigate if reading to infants of 9-months-old is associated with higher cognitive development. The researchers questioned if reading, talking, and showing infants pictures would positively influence their growth. Reading to young children has been recognized as influential is language and literacy domains. This fact drove the investigation of whether or not reading to infants affected current cognitive abilities to take place. B. Methods 1. Participants (Subjects): This study chose to observe 9-month-old infants and their families from the Child Benefit Register from the Growing Up in Ireland (GUI). While participation was voluntary, the pool of families and their infants were chosen at random within the GUI. 11,134 infants were observed and responded to a battery of measures used to determine if the correlation between reading to infants and their cognitive development is positive. Within the 11,134 infants, 74.7% were born in
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