Childhood Obesity Affects Math Performance

Childhood obesity affects math performance in school, along with child's social skills and well being, according to a new study published in the journal Child Development. Researchers from the University of Missouri analyzed data of more than 6,000 children in the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Kindergarten Cohort, which collected information from children starting in kindergarten and following them through the fifth grade. At five different times, parents reported family dynamics and...Full Story
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