ERIC Number: EJ295219
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Critique of the Developmental Position in Mental-Retardation Research.
Spitz, Herman H.
Journal of Special Education, v17 n3 p261-94 Fall 1983
The author critically reviews the literature on the developmental approach to mental retardation by examining such aspects as motivation, interrupted tasks, probability learning, institutional effect, statistical problems, and Piagetian tasks; and questions whether there is a substantial body of valid evidence supporting claims of developmentalists. (Author/MC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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