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Understanding the Mechanisms through Which an Influential Early Childhood Program Boosted Adult Outcomes

Published in October 2013, research from Professor Heckman, Rodrigo Pinto (University of Chicago) and Peter Savelyev (Vanderbilt University) revealed that non-cognitive skill development, not IQ enhancement, is the primary factor underlying the success of high-quality early childhood educationA summary of the research findings and their implications can be found here.


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