Genes, Brain and Development: The Neurocognition of Genetic Disorders

Genes, Brain and Development: The Neurocognition of Genetic Disorders

by Marcia A. Barnes

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ISBN-13: 9780511848049
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/07/2010
Series: Series for the International Neuropsychological Society
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 821 KB

About the Author

Marcia A. Barnes is Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Table of Contents

Part I. Connecting Genes, Brain, and Behavior in Neurodevelopmental Disorders: 1. Fragile X: a model of X-linked mental retardation and neurodegeneration Mariya Borodyanskaya, Sarah Coffey, Michele Ono and Randi J. Hagerman; 2. Autism: genes, anatomy, and behavioral outcome Emma Esser, Saasha Sutera and Deborah Fein; 3. Development in spina bifida: neurobiological and environmental factors Marcia A. Barnes, Heather Taylor, Susan B. Landry and Lianne H. English; Part II. Genetic Disorders and Models of Neurocognitive Development: 4. Language and communication in autism spectrum disorders Susan Ellis Weismer; 5. Language development in children with Williams syndrome: new insights from cross-linguistic research Stavroula Stavrakaki; 6. Language in Down syndrome: a life-span perspective Jean A. Rondal; 7. Genetic disorders as models of mathematics learning disability: fragile X and Turner syndromes Melissa M. Murphy, Michèle M. M. Mazzocco and Michael McCloskey; 8. A developmental approach to genetic disorders Sarah J. Paterson; 9. The use of strategies in embedded figures. Tasks by boys with and without organic mild mental retardation: a review and some experimental evidence A. Alevriadou and H. Tsakiridou.

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