Individual Study / FLP

The Family Life Project

The Family Life Project

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 The overarching goal of the project is to develop an understanding of the unique ways community, employment, family economic resources, family contexts, parent-child relationships and individual differences influence development and competencies in children.
Start Year
2003
Funding
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Clancy Blair
    NYU Neuroscience and Education Lab

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
The 1292 children and their families have been carefully followed since birth through 8th grade.

Marker Paper

Willoughby MT, Wirth RJ, Blair CB. Contributions of modern measurement theory to measuring executive function in early childhood: An empirical demonstration. J Exp Child Psychol. 2011 Mar;108(3):414-35. doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2010.04.007. Epub 2010 May 31.

PUBMED 20553690

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,292
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Children oversampled from low-income and African American families

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other