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Monday, December 10, 2012

MPRC Seminar: Parental Age and Cognitive Disability Among Children in the United States

Philip Cohen, Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Maryland About the Talk: Recent attention has focused on children's disabilities that may result from de novomutations occurring in men's sperm as they age, increasing the risk of such conditions as autism spectrum disorders and schizophrenia. But there are many possible mechanisms for an association between parental age and childrens cognitive disabilities. The objective of this study was to assess the relationship between children's cognitive disability and parents age at birth. {Will appear in FYI on Dec 7, 2012
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12:00 PM
End Time:
1:00 PM
Cole Student Activities Building
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Tiffany L Pittman MPRC +1 301 405 6403

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