Screening for Temperament Risk Factors

Cross-national research from our lab suggests that temperament characteristics placing children at risk for behavior problems much later in life can be quickly and equivalently assessed across different countries and age groups, starting at 2 years of age, when the high degree of brain and behavioral plasticity gives interventions a better chance to succeed. [more]

 

Figure excerpt from article: Final measurement model for scalar invariance of the Integrative Child Temperament Screener (ICTS). Values represent covariances, factor loadings, and item intercepts. ATT = attentional persistence, INH = behavioral inhibition, FRU = anger/frustration