TB8 D&L Lecture 4; Developmental disorders

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1. How does cognitive genetics explain WS?

  • The genes coding for language skills are intact, other developmental disorders are impaired on these genes.
  • The adult state of the language system may be mature but not 'intact'. Language is atypical in many ways, WS informs about the low level processes of language
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2. What do WS show unusual performance in as measured by word fluency task?

  • Vocabulary
  • Syntax
  • Grammar
  • Enrichment of linguistic affect

3. Which cognitive phenotypes are represented in the DD between WS and Down syndrome

  • Space
  • Problem solving
  • Social cognition
  • Language

4. Typically developing children (at 4-5 years) are worse at?

  • Worse at local over global features
  • Worse at global over local features
  • Worse at motion over form processing
  • Worse at form over motion processing

5. Which cognitive phenotypes are represented in the DD between WS and autism?

  • Space
  • Problem solving
  • Social cognition
  • Language

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