Social Development in Daycare - key studies

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Age of onset - Positive
Andersson 1992: Swedish children in day car before 12 months performed better in school and showed better adjustment/social competence.
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Age of onset - Negative
Gregg et al 2005: Negative effects are more likely if the child is in daycare before 18 months but they will be minor negative effects.
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Amount of time spent in daycare - Positive
NICHD research found that in 83% of children being in daycare for 10-30 hours a week is not linked to increased aggression.
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Amount of time spent in daycare - Negative
Belsky and Rovine: if the child is in daycare for longer than 20 hours a week it is more likely to develop insecure attachments.
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Attachent style - Positive
Egeland + Hiester: insecurely attached children did not change in daycare but securely attached children became more aggressive.
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Attachment style - Negative
Van Ijzendoorn + Kroonenberg: babies with working mothers (babies spending time in daycare) are likely to be insecurely attached.
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Peer relations - Positive
Sroufe et al 2005: secure attachment was linked to better peer relations in daycare.
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Social development - Positive
Clarke Stewart 1989: children in daycare as babies are as confident and emotionally well adjusted as those not in daycare.
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Social development - Negative
Durkin: preschoolers that were in daycare from 12 months old were more prone to aggression, anxiety and social maladjustment.
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Gregg et al 2005: Negative effects are more likely if the child is in daycare before 18 months but they will be minor negative effects.

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Age of onset - Negative

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NICHD research found that in 83% of children being in daycare for 10-30 hours a week is not linked to increased aggression.

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Belsky and Rovine: if the child is in daycare for longer than 20 hours a week it is more likely to develop insecure attachments.

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Egeland + Hiester: insecurely attached children did not change in daycare but securely attached children became more aggressive.

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