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CHYS 1F90 Lecture Notes - Synaptogenesis, Heart Rate, Highscope


Department
Child and Youth Studies
Course Code
CHYS 1F90
Professor
Lauren Mc Namara

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Child and Youth Studies
CHYS 1F90
Dr. J. McNamara
Fall/Winter 2011
Early Child Development and Health
Developmental Health
What do we already know about ECD?
The mismatch between research and policy in ECD
Critical Periods for Synaptogenesis
The elderly can vote, whereas children can’t, so policies and money is directed at those that can
vote.
Social Determinants of Health
The social and economic under which people live that determine their health
SES
Education
Relationships
Government
Policies
Etc.
The Importance of SES
The Gradient Effect
A strong and consistent association between socioeconomic status and a variety of
development and health outcomes throughout the life-course
Relationship between Literacy Skills and Socio-Economic Status for Youth
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