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Wealth disparities for early childhood anthropometrics and Skills: evidence from chilean longitudinal data
(Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2017-09)
We study wealth disparities in the formation of anthropometrics, cognitive skills and socio-emotional skills. We use a sample of preschool and early school children in Chile. We extend the previous literature by using ...
The design and development of study materials to facilitate skills development in recognising statements in academic text
This paper outlines the strategies employed in the design and development of study materials for building learner competence in recognizing and differentiating among statements in academic text. This specific skill represents ...
The impacts of early childhood investment: an approach through latent cognitive skills
This work contributes to the literature of human capital formation by estimating the impact of early childhood investment (by means of preschool attendance) over cognitive skill development. Using a longitudinal panel ...
La implementación de habilidades para la vida en el adecuado abordaje de los conflictos en hombres: Una perspectiva desde las nuevas masculinidadesImplementation of Skills for Life for an Appropriate Approach to Men’s Conflicts: A View from the New Masculinities
(Centro de Investigación y Docencia en Educación (CIDE), 2013)
“Prevención del abuso sexual mediada Por Tic”
The main strategy to prevent sexual abuse in children with cognitive difficulties with the implementation of an OVA, designed to help children learn self-protection skills to deal with potential abusers. Clinical evidence, ...
Inequality of opportunity in health and cognitive abilities: the case of Chile
(Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2015-10)
This paper studies inequality of opportunity in health in Chile. Following Roemer's ap- proach to equality of opportunity, we separate the e ect of circumstances and e orts -healthy behaviors- on self-assessed health. ...
The cortical processing of facial emotional expression is associated with social cognition skills and executive functioning: A preliminary study
(Elsevier Ireland, 2011-12)
Several lines of experimental evidence support an association between facial processing and social cognition, but no direct link between cortical markers of facial processing and complex cognitive processes has been reported ...