ERIC Number: EJ826363
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
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How Neuropsychology Informs Our Understanding of Developmental Disorders
Pennington, Bruce F.
Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, v50 n1-2 p72-78 Jan-Feb 2009
This review includes 1) an explanation of what neuropsychology is, 2) a brief history of how developmental cognitive neuroscience emerged from earlier neuropsychological approaches to understanding atypical development, 3) three recent examples that illustrate the benefits of this approach, 4) issues and challenges this approach must face, and 5) a forecast for the future of this approach.
Descriptors: Neuropsychology, Developmental Disabilities, History, Cognitive Development, Futures (of Society), Scientific Research
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