Adult IQ of very premature babies can be predicted by the age of two

12 agosto 2015

The IQ of adults born very premature or of very low birth weight can be predicted when they are just a toddler, new research suggests. Previous studies have linked very premature birth and very low birth weight with impaired cognitive function from childhood and throughout adulthood. However until now it wasn’t clear how soon adult IQ can be predicted in these children.