UCSD study finds adult skills correlate to early childhood learning hours

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Valley News - Health
Skills people possess later in life may develop early in childhood, and there can be significant differences in skill sets depending on gender, according to findings released recently by University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management.The findings may explain in part the paucity of women compared to men working and studying in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. The researchers found women may opt out of such fields because they receive more early childhood reinforcement in language arts, according to the University of California San Diego study, “Parental Investments in Early Childhood and the Gender Gap in Math and Literacy,” to be published in the journal American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings.“We find girls are better in Engl
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