Publication - Research and analysis

Growing up in Scotland: the impact of children's early activities on cognitive development

Published: 18 Mar 2009
Directorate:
Children and Families Directorate
Part of:
Children and families, Education
ISBN:
9780755919680

This report uses data from the first three waves of the Growing Up in Scotland study (GUS) to explore children’s cognitive ability.

92 page PDF

1.8 MB

92 page PDF

1.8 MB

Contents
Growing up in Scotland: the impact of children's early activities on cognitive development
Footnotes

92 page PDF

1.8 MB

Footnotes

1. Further information on the design, development and future of the project is available from the study website: www.growingupinscotland.org.uk

2 Although the table shows the days of the week grouped into bands, the question asked parents to say how many days in the past week their children had done each activity using a continuous scale from 0 to 7.

3 T-scores convert the underlying data into normalised scores with a mean of 50, standard deviation of 10, and range from 20-80 (Elliot, 1996).

4 http://www.brookespublishing.com/store/books/wetherby-csbsdp/index.htm