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New Major Study Challenges Connection Between Child Care and Behavioral Issues

January 24, 2013

A major study of  over 75,000 Norwegian children featured in the journal Child Development revealed little evidence that spending more hours in child care leads to behavioral issues in children. This discovery  is in stark contrast to previous findings from the United States which suggest that children spending more time in child care have, on average, higher levels of aggression and noncompliance than children who spend less or no time in child care. “We have demonstrated that young children d...