Parenting practices at 24 to 47 months and IQ at age 8: Effect-measure modification by infant temperament

S.Y. Chong, C.R. Chittleborough, Tess Gregory, M.N. Mittinty, J.W. Lynch, L.G. Smithers

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Abstract

© 2016 Chong et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Cognitive development might be influenced by parenting practices and child temperament. We examined whether the associations between parental warmth, control and intelligence quotient (IQ) may be heightened among children in difficult temperament. Participants were from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (n = 7,044). Temperament at 6 months was measured using the Revised Infant Temperament Questionnaire and classified into 'easy' and 'difficult'. Parental warmth and control was measured at 24 to 47 months and both were classified into 2 groups using latent class analyses. IQ was measured at 8 years using the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children and dichotomized (
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere0152452
Pages (from-to)1-16
Number of pages16
JournalPLoS One
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Mar 2016

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