Involvement Among Resident Fathers and Links to Infant Cognitive Outcomes

Research BriefEarly ChildhoodSep 1 2008

Examines how father involvement is associated with infant cognitive outcomes in two domains (babbling and exploring objects with a purpose). Results indicate that varied aspects of father involvement (cognitively stimulating activities, physical care, paternal warmth, and care giving activities) are associated with a lower likelihood of infant cognitive delay.