TB8 D&L Lecture 4; Developmental disorders

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1. What does cognitive genetics emphasise?

  • The role of genes in coding cognitive abilities. Are specific cognitive modules selectively affected?
  • The role of gene expression THROUGH developement. Early cognitive profile inferred from adult end state. Fractionation of strengths and weaknesses across domains,disregard of environment
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2. Which of these is NOT present in the socio-cognitive deficit profile of WS?

  • Telegraphic and evaluative language excessively used
  • WS perform at extremely high level (higher than controls) on face recognition
  • Excessive eye contact with novel adult > parent
  • Expressive and evaluative language excessively used
  • Lack of social inhibition

3. Which cognitive phenotypes are represented in the DD between WS and SLI?

  • Problem solving
  • Social cognition
  • Language
  • Space

4. What would you expect to see in social interactions from a WS sufferer?

  • Socially engaging, poor TOM, cant distinguish lies from irony and negative socially inappropriate behaviour
  • Socially engaging, poor TOM, cant distinguish lies from irony and positive socially inappropriate behaviour
  • Socially engaging, good TOM, can distinguish lies from irony and positive socially inappropriate behaviour
  • Socially unengaging, poor TOM, cant distinguish lies from irony and negative socially inappropriate behaviour

5. What is the main premise of the dorsal stream deficit hypothesis?

  • Structural abnormalities in dorsal stream of WS contribute to visual-spatial deficits
  • Structural abnormalities in dorsal stream of WS interact with intact ventral to contribute to visual-spatial deficits
  • Structural abnormalities in ventral and dorsal stream of WS contribute to visual-spatial deficits
  • Structural abnormalities in ventral stream of WS contribute to visual-spatial deficits

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