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The Positive And Conative Effects Of Poverty On Children

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Similarly, conative abilities are likewise effected by poverty. According to Jeanne, children living below the poverty are 1.3 times as likely to experience learning and developmental disabilities. A recent study used the data from the Children of the NLSY (National Longitudinal Surveys) and the IHDP (Infant Health Development Program). The data showed poorer children scored between 6 and 13 points lower on a variety of standardized IQ and verbal ability Tests. Researchers discovered the test scores of age seven to eight years olds were similar to three-year
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