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Chaotic Home Environment Accounts for the Association between Respect for Rules Disposition and Reading Comprehension

Title: A Chaotic Home Environment Accounts for the Association between Respect for Rules Disposition and Reading Comprehension: A Twin Study.
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Name(s): Taylor, Jeanette, author
Hart, Sara A, author
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Date Issued: 2014-10-01
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: This study examined the association between socioemotional dispositions from the developmental propensity model and reading comprehension and whether those associations could be accounted for by level of chaos in the home. Data from 342 monozygotic and 333 same-sex dizygotic twin pairs age 7-13 years were used. A parent rated the twins on sympathy, respect for rules, negative emotionality, and daring and level of chaos in the twins' home. Reading comprehension was measured using a state-wide school assessment. Only respect for rules significantly and uniquely predicted reading comprehension. Biometric models indicated that respect for rules was positively associated with reading comprehension via the shared environment and home chaos accounted for a significant amount of that shared environmental variance even after controlling for family income. Children with higher respect for rules have better reading comprehension scores in school and this relationship owes partly to the level of chaos in the family home.
Identifier: FSU_pmch_25328362 (IID), 10.1016/j.lindif.2014.07.020 (DOI), PMC4196385 (PMCID), 25328362 (RID), 25328362 (EID)
Keywords: Home chaos, Reading comprehension, Shared environment, Socioemotional disposition
Grant Number: P50 HD052120
Publication Note: This NIH-funded author manuscript originally appeared in PubMed Central at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4196385.
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_pmch_25328362
Owner Institution: FSU
Is Part Of: Learning and individual differences.
1041-6080
Issue: vol. 35

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Taylor, J., & Hart, S. A. (2014). A Chaotic Home Environment Accounts for the Association between Respect for Rules Disposition and Reading Comprehension: A Twin Study. Learning And Individual Differences. Retrieved from http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_pmch_25328362