Verne Bacharach Ph.D.
Dr. Bacharach's academic interests include Intelligence; Cognitive Development; Psychometrics
There are 6 included publications by Verne Bacharach Ph.D.:
|Child Care and Severe Externalizing Behavior in Kindergarten Children
||Data from a large representative sample of American kindergarten children were used to examine the relationship between prekindergarten child care arrangements and the frequency of severe externalizing behaviors among these children. Compared to pare...
|A Critical Analysis of the Infant Health and Development Program
||The largest study designed to ameliorate adverse effects of premature low birth weight
(LBW) and to prevent mental retardation is the Infant Health and Development Program
(IHDP). This was a randomized, multisite intervention: home visits for 3 yea...
|Direct and Indirect Effects of Maternal Intelligence, Maternal Age, Income, and Home Environment on Intelligence of Preterm, Low-Birth-Weight Children
||Low birth weight (LBW) infants are at elevated risk for adverse developmental outcomes, including impaired cognition. From a public health perspective, interventions designed primarily to prevent and/or secondarily to avert intellectual impairments c...
|Early Generic Educational Intervention Has No Effect on Intelligence and Does Not Prevent Mental Retardation: The Infant Health and Development Program
||Early intervention programs designed to increase intelligence and prevent mental retardation have long been a mainstay of pedagogical ideology. The paramount objective is to overcome intellectual disadvantage that some children experience because of ...
|Effects of Maternal Intelligence, Marital Status, Income, and Home Environment on Cognitive Development in Low Birth Weight Infants
||Objective: To examine direct and mediated effects of maternal IQ, marital status, family income, and quality of the home environment on the cognitive development of low birthweight infants.
Methods: Secondary analyses on a large dataset using hierar...
|Racial and Gender Science Achievement Gaps in Secondary Education
||A substantial disparity exists for academic achievement in science between Black and White primary-school children. A similar gap exists between boys and girls. The extent to which secondary education influences these achievement gaps has not been es...