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Early Environmental Contributions to Children’s Later Language Development

Poster Session III - Board: III-123
Friday, May 22, 2009, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Golden Gate Exhibit Hall

Caroline K. Pemberton
Pennsylvania State University

Shari H. Block
Pennsylvania State University

Pamela M. Cole
Pennsylvania State University

In a longitudinal sample of 103 children from economically strained families, mother and father education, income, positive affect, sensitivity, and stimulation of child cognition during early language learning (18 months) were found to have conjoint and unique effects on child language skill at age 3.

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