Hermida, M.J.; Shalom, D.E.; Segretin, M.S.; Goldin, A.P.; Abril, M.C.; Lipina, S.J.; Sigman, M."Risks for child cognitive development in rural contexts" (2019) Frontiers in Psychology. 9(JAN)
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While poverty all over the world is more typical and extreme in rural contexts, interventions to improve cognition in low socioeconomic status (SES) children are for the most part based on studies conducted in urban populations. This paper investigate how poverty and rural or urban settings affect child cognitive performance. Executive functions and non-verbal intelligence performance, as well as individual and environmental information was obtained from 131 5-year-old children. For the same level of SES, children in rural settings performed consistently worse than children in urban settings. These differences could be accounted mostly by the months of past preschool attendance and the father's completed level of education. These results should inform policies and programs for children living in rural poverty worldwide, and specially in Latin America. © 2019 Hermida, Shalom, Segretin, Goldin, Abril, Lipina and Sigman.


Documento: Artículo
Título:Risks for child cognitive development in rural contexts
Autor:Hermida, M.J.; Shalom, D.E.; Segretin, M.S.; Goldin, A.P.; Abril, M.C.; Lipina, S.J.; Sigman, M.
Filiación:Laboratorio de Neurociencia, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fundación Mundo Sano, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Instituto de Educación, Universidad Nacional de Hurlingham, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Departamento de Física, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Unidad de Neurobiología Aplicada, Centro de Educación Médica e Investigaciones Clínicas 'Norberto Quirno', Buenos Aires, Argentina
Facultad de Lenguas y Educación, Universidad Nebrija, Madrid, Spain
Palabras clave:Child cognitive development; Executive functions; Father's educational level; Preschool attendance; Rural context; Socioeconomic status; Urban context
Título revista:Frontiers in Psychology
Título revista abreviado:Front. Psychol.


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Hermida, M.J., Shalom, D.E., Segretin, M.S., Goldin, A.P., Abril, M.C., Lipina, S.J. & Sigman, M. (2019) . Risks for child cognitive development in rural contexts. Frontiers in Psychology, 9(JAN).
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Hermida, M.J., Shalom, D.E., Segretin, M.S., Goldin, A.P., Abril, M.C., Lipina, S.J., et al. "Risks for child cognitive development in rural contexts" . Frontiers in Psychology 9, no. JAN (2019).
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Hermida, M.J., Shalom, D.E., Segretin, M.S., Goldin, A.P., Abril, M.C., Lipina, S.J., et al. "Risks for child cognitive development in rural contexts" . Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 9, no. JAN, 2019.
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Hermida, M.J., Shalom, D.E., Segretin, M.S., Goldin, A.P., Abril, M.C., Lipina, S.J., et al. Risks for child cognitive development in rural contexts. Front. Psychol. 2019;9(JAN).