• Cognitive Development and Social Competence in Early Childhood Education and Care 

      Eliassen, Erik (Doctoral thesis; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Children’s development is strongly influenced by early childhood experiences, particularly during sensitive periods such as infancy and toddlerhood. In Norway, over 80% of children aged 1-2 years are enrolled in ECEC, but ...
    • Does childcare make children more stressed? : a meta-analysis of the effects of childcare on children’s cortisol levels 

      Eliassen, Erik (Master thesis, 2012)
      Prior research has indicated that being in childcare causes children to be stressed. However, research on the effect of childcare on children’s stress levels, as measured by the hormone cortisol, has yielded inconsistent ...
    • Is cognitive development at three years of age associated with ECEC quality in Norway? 

      Eliassen, Erik; Zachrisson, Henrik Daae; Melhuish, Edward (European Early Childhood Education Research Journal;Volume 26, 2018 - Issue 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-12-19)
      In countries with universal access to early childhood education and care (ECEC), child participation is high across a range of socioeconomic groups. However, ECEC quality is often varying, and many children spend much time ...
    • Kvalitet i barnehager 

      Gulbrandsen, Lars; Eliassen, Erik (NOVA Rapport 1/13, Rapport, 2013)
      This study primarily targets the structural aspects of day care centre quality. Quality assessments will normally both be dependent on, and influenced by, the specific group that carries out the assessment. In this study ...
    • Kvalitet i barnehager 

      Gulbrandsen, Lars Petter; Eliassen, Erik (NOVA Rapport 1/13, Rapport, 2013)
      This study primarily targets the structural aspects of day care centre quality. Quality assessments will normally both be dependent on, and influenced by, the specific group that carries out the assessment. In this study ...