Growing up in Scotland: changes in child cognitive ability in the pre-school years

This report examines whether the gap in cognitive ability between children from different social backgrounds changes between ages three and five and which factors influence improvement in cognitive ability.

Paul Bradshaw
Prepared for the Scottish Government: Children and Families Directorate by the Scottish Centre for Social Research Suggested citation: Bradshaw, P. (2011) Growing Up in Scotland: Changes in child cognitive ability in the pre-school years, Edinburgh: Scottish Government

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