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A Matter of Time: Father Involvement and Child Cognitive Outcomes

Journal of Marriage and Family

Cano et al. (2018)

The total amount of father–child time is associated with, at best, small improvements in children's cognitive functioning. In contrast, the amount of father–child time in educational activities is associated with moderate to large improvements. Such associations are similar for highly and less-highly educated fathers.

Keywords: Children and child development; Family; Fathers; Inequalities; Longitudinal research.
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