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Why are home literacy environment and children's reading skills associated? What parental skills reveal

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Associations between home literacy environment and children’s reading ability are often assumed to reflect a direct influence. However, heritability could account for the association between parent and child literacy-related measures. We used data from 101 mother/father/child triads to consider the extent to which associations between home literacy and children’s reading fluency could be accounted for by parental reading fluency. Although home literacy correlated significantly with children’s...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1002/rrq.160

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Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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de Jong, PF More by this author
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van Bergen, E
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Wiley Publisher's website
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Reading Research Quarterly Journal website
Publication date:
2016-08-05
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2016-07-06
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0034-0553
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pubs:680390
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uri:b465cc53-91de-4b70-aac4-65e6d4118dcf
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uuid:b465cc53-91de-4b70-aac4-65e6d4118dcf
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