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close this bookEarly Supplementary Feeding and Cognition (Society for Research in Child Development, 1993, 123 pages)
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This chapter describes the sample of subjects included in the follow-up study and the methods used to assess three sets of variables: the social and economic background of the families, the schooling histories of the subjects within the formal educational system of the villages, and the subjects' performance on a battery of psychoeducational and information-processing tests in adolescence. 5

5 Caroline Heckathorn was responsible for the analysis of the data on reliability and validity. we gratefully acknowledge her contributions to this chapter.