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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(2): 580-586
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.802.065


A Cross Cultural Study on Effect of Parental Education and Occupation on Cognitive Development of Children
Sangeeta Sidola*and Bimla Dhanda
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, College of H.Sc., Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Haryana (125 004), India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Cognitive development is very important for the overall development of the children and early years play a pivotal role in the brains development. The attachments the children form with their parents and the kind of environment they get highly effect their cognitive development. The early years are best to invest on the children for ensuring their future success. The parents are the children first educator and they affect child in their development. The kind of exposure and healthy environment a child has during the early years can either support learning or interfere with it. The parental educational level and parental occupation has a significant impact on child outcomes as they impact the child in both the positive and negative way. The study focuses on the effect of parental education and occupation on cognitive development of children. The study was conducted on the rural and urban area of state Haryana and state Uttarakhand, the sample comprises of total 200 children age range 3 years and the data was collected from the Aaganwadis. The results of the study indicated that the father and mother education of both the states has a significant impact on the cognitive development of the children. The mother occupation was associated with cognitive development of the children of urban areas of both states whereas the father occupation was not associated with the cognitive development of the children.


Keywords: Cognitive development, Parental education and parental occupation
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Sangeeta Sidola and Bimla Dhanda. 2019. A Cross Cultural Study on Effect of Parental Education and Occupation on Cognitive Development of Children.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(2): 580-586. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.802.065