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Unformatted text preview: 11/17/10 Poverty and its effects on Cognitive Development in Children Group 3 Taylor Wittmer Kate Weber Dana Kisberg Heather Savage Abhinav Gupta 11/17/10 Poverty and How it affects Children  Low income has proven negative consequences for children Poverty and economic stress=less effective parenting Single parent impoverished homes put children at risk for poor behavioral and cognitive outcomes Gender differences G Children who experience persistent poverty face developmental deficits Low-income families are not able to afford adequate food, shelter, and other goods that foster healthy cognitive and social development Children from lower income communities are more likely to receive negative peer influence that discourages achievement and prosocial behavior 11/17/10 Intervention For Children whos  Two ways to create intervention in early childhood: 1. changing the parents adaptive and responsive functioning 2.Provide competent educational childcare G Programs provide support Abecedarian Intervention Program experiment-111 children placed in intervention or control group-IQ level was higher for intervention group-follow-up studies proved that the positive effects from intervention continue throughout life. 11/17/10 ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2010 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 315 taught by Professor Lindasinex during the Fall '10 term at Indiana.

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