Are kids with daycare background antisocial?
I'll assume you mean
Are kids with daycare background measurably more antisocial than their non-daycare peers?
There are several studies which point in that direction, though it also seems that the negative effects are not very pronounced, they are not evident in all child care centers (in fact, results are ...
The other answer gave really good research background into this, but please keep in mind something when reading this research:
The sample set is often small (a few daycare/children surveyed)... For example, the "large scale UK study" that the other answer linked surveyed about 800 kids in 100 different daycares. Which sounds like a lot until you realize ...
I have not found strong effects of musical training on non-music related skills in child development in the published research. Intervention studies that are well-controlled, for example, with music training tested against other active training, single blind, are relatively few in number. The results are somewhat predictable. The music-related skills improve ...
I was lucky enough to be able to have my baby boy at home until he was two.
He was 100% social, smiling to people and accepting friends, relatives, and even strangers (to him, not to me! ie a foreign aunt on visit after 5 years) to hug and play with him.
However, he was not a talking child. Just basic words like "mom" "dad" "yes" "no" "water" etc.
One week ...
Being parent to 2 kids, I do not think this is true. In my opinion, your kid is social or antisocial depends on
Nature of kid -- Some kids are inherently shy and do not like to mingle.
Social circle of parents -- If you as parent don't have much of a social
circle, your kid will not have much interaction, other than school and