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ERIC Number: EJ505070
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-8017
Cerebral Specialization for Spatial Processing in Adults with Down Syndrome.
Elliott, Digby; And Others
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v99 n6 p605-15 May 1995
This study of 34 adults with Down's syndrome found that right-handed subjects exhibited no lateral advantage in dihaptic shape-matching, whereas left-handed subjects displayed an expected left-hand advantage. In a visual field dot enumeration task, both groups exhibited left-field superiority. Results indicate that subjects' atypical cerebral organization is confined to speech perception. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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