How a person defines their own socioeconomic standing (SES) within their community can help predict their risk of cardiovascular disease, but only among Whites, not Blacks, finds a recent study in Ethnicity and Disease.
Studies have indicated that prejudice is more prevalent among people from lower social classes, but researchers are still struggling to understand what might account for this association. In an article published in the European ...
Dr Buly Cardak from La Trobe University and Dr Mark Bowden from Swinburne University of Technology are recipients of one of twelve NCSEHE 2014 research grants. Drs Cardak and Bowden will receive $68,000 across 2014 and 2014 to fund their project, “Are low SES students disadvantaged in the university application process?”
Rich Man, Poor Man: Socioeconomic Adversity and Brain Development (Cerebrum): "..While early exposure to additional languages or music may lead to (On brain development, socioeconomic status and parenting styles: Rich Man, Poor Man: Socioeconomic...
Professor Kempner discusses the relationship between socioeconomic status, income, and chronic migraine. ... In the United States, migraine prevalence is higher in the lower income and education strata.
Funding cuts put equity under pressure The Australian Dr Bexley said while participation by low-SES students has improved slightly since the Bradley Review, universities were still a long way short of getting close to parity of participation,...
UConn Advance (blog) The Effect of Socioeconomic Status on How the Brain Processes Sound UConn Advance (blog) “If your brain is treating a sound differently every time you hear it, then how will you learn the meaning of that sound?
Abstract. This study examines how race and socioeconomic status contribute to disparities in study abroad participation. Our mixed methods approach provides a broad overview of the selection process into study abroad ...
Socioeconomic Status, Parenting, and Child Development English | 304 pages | ISBN-10: 080584242X | PDF | 14.54 MB Socioeconomic Status, Parenting, and Child Development presents cutting-ed (Socioeconomic Status, Parenting, and Child Development
This fact sheet explains the impact of socioeconomic status on educational outcomes and ways to reduce risk factors such as slow academic skills development, low literacy, chronic stress, and increased dropout rates.
Social class reflects more than the material conditions of people’s lives. Objective resources (e.g., income) shape cultural practices and behaviors that signal social class. These signals create cultural identities among upper- and lower-class individuals—identities that are rooted in subjective perceptions of social-class rank vis-à-vis others.
Empirical studies find that perceptions of social-class rank influence patterns of contextual versus dispositional cognition and other- versus self-oriented affect and behavior that are consistent with objective resource-based measures of social class
And it's no secret that in the U.S., academic achievement tends to correlate with socioeconomic status, hence producing far too few high achievers within the low-income population. But is this a uniquely American problem?
Frontiers | Frontal EEG/ERP correlates of attentional processes, cortisol and motivational states in adolescents from lower and higher socioeconomic status | Frontiers in Human Neuroscience publishes articles on the most outstanding discoveries...
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