The Effect of Working Mothers on the Cognitive Development of Infants 0-3 years of age.
Prospectus: The Effect of Working Mothers on the Cognitive Development of Infants 0-3 years of age.
According to Ruhm (2010), a child’s first three years of life are of significant importance. Research has indicated early influences play a key role in brain development. This implies that, for an infant/child, these formative years are likely to have great significance on how the infant/child develops learning skills, emotional security, and self-esteem. In addition, O’Reilly (2012) argued that implications of maternal absence have generated widespread controversy and debate in recent years. These researches conform to Becker’s theory