TB8, L4 - Developmental Disorders

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1. Which of the following is the most likely theory as to the spatial cognitive deficits seen in WS?

  • Dorsal stream deficit hypothesis
  • Local processing bias hypothesis
  • None of the above
  • Ventral stream deficit hypothesis
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2. Which of the following cognitive traits are NOT impaired in WS?

  • Facial recognition
  • Spatial skills
  • Langauge skills
  • Numerical skills

3. What is neuroconstrucitivism primarily concerned with?

  • Understanding the role of heritability within developmental disorders
  • How the expression of genes unfolds over time due to environmental influences
  • Determining which cognitive modules are affected in order to understand the role of genetics on development
  • None of the above

4. William Beurens Syndrome is often compared to SLI to understand the effects of?

  • Spatial cognition
  • Language impairment
  • Social cognition
  • All of the above

5. With regard to language tasks, those with WS usually perform:

  • Better than matched DS, worse than TD controls
  • Worse than matched DS and TD controls
  • Better than both matched DS and TD controls
  • None of the above


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