Individual Study / EMIGARDE

Life experiences and psychosocial development of the child: the role and quality of child care services

Life experiences and psychosocial development of the child: the role and quality of child care services

Initiatives -
To characterize the role of early life experiences in the success of children. More specifically, it sought to determine the associations between child care quality (when children are between 2 and 4 years) and children’s pre academic skills at 4 years.
Start Year
2003
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Investigators Contacts
  • Katja Valois
    Université de Montréal

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Participants were followed-up when children were 3, 4, 5-6, 7-8, 12-14 and 13-15 years old.

Marker Paper

Côté SM, Mongeau C, Japel C, Xu Q, Séguin JR, Tremblay RE. 2013. Child care quality and cognitive development: Trajectories leading to better preacademic skills. Child Development, 84(2), 752-766.

PUBMED 23083205

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,030
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Region of recruitment: Quebec province, Montreal

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