ERIC Number: EJ439489
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Taking the Initiative in Learning: A Developmental Investigation of Infants with Down Syndrome.
Wishart, Jennifer G.
International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, v38 n1 p27-44 1991
A group of 16 infants (ages 6 to 24 months) with Down's Syndrome (DS) were exposed to two operant learning tasks varying in control of reinforcement. Comparison with chronological and developmental age matched controls found DS subjects characterized by increasing adoption of counterproductive learning behaviors with increasing age. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: Down Syndrome across the Life Span.