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The Psychobiology of Down syndrome

Author: Lynn Nadel; National Down Syndrome Society (U.S.)
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1988.
Series: Issues in the biology of language and cognition.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book covers recent research with neurobiological and cognitive features of Down syndrome.

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Genre/Form: Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Nadel; National Down Syndrome Society (U.S.)
ISBN: 0262140438 9780262140430
OCLC Number: 18136610
Notes: "A Bradford book."
Based on papers presented at the National Down Syndrome Society Conference on the Psychobiology of Down Syndrome, held in New York in Dec. 1987.
Includes index.
Description: vi, 484 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Series Foreword --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction / Lynn Nadel --
I. Cognitive and Behavioral Perspectives --
1. Early Learning in Infants and Young Children with Down Syndrome / Jennifer G. Wishart --
2. Qualitative Differences in the way Down Syndrome and Normal Children Solve a Novel Counting Problem / Rochel Gelman and Melissa Cohen --
3. Early Lexical Developments: Theory and Applications / Carolyn B. Mervis --
4. The Emergence of Language Skills in Young Children with Down Syndrome / Lars Smith, Stephen von Tetzchner and Bjorg Michalsen --
5. The Developmental Asynchrony of Language Development in Children with Down Syndrome / Jon F. Miller --
6. Visual and Auditory Processing in Children with Down Syndrome / Siegfried M. Pueschel --
7. Determinants of Rate of Language Growth in Children with Down Syndrome / Anne Fowler --
8. Using Computers to Teach Children with Down Syndrome Spoken and Written Language Skills / Laura F. Meyers --
II. The Psychobiology of Down Syndrome --
9. Neuropathology of Down Syndrome / Thomas L. Kemper --
10. Physioanatomical Considerations in Down Syndrome / Eric Courchesne --
11. Neurological and Psychological Status of Individuals with Down Syndrome / K. E. Wisniewski, C. M. Kiezejeski and A. L. Hill --
12. The Relationship Between Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease / Michael E. Thase --
Afterword / Lynn Nadel --
Bibliography --
Listing of Citations by Subject Area --
Authors Index --
Index.
Series Title: Issues in the biology of language and cognition.
Responsibility: edited by Lynn Nadel.
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