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ERIC Number: EJ854697
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0891-4222
Gender Attribution and Gender Agreement in French Williams Syndrome
Boloh, Yves; Ibernon, Laure; Royer, Stephanie; Escudier, Frederique; Danillon, Aurelia
Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, v30 n6 p1523-1540 Nov-Dec 2009
Previous studies on grammatical gender in French individuals with Williams syndrome (WS) have led to conflicting findings and interpretations regarding keys abilities--gender attribution and gender agreement. New production data from a larger SW sample (N = 24) showed that gender attribution scores in SW participants exactly mirrored those of controls: all groups overwhelmingly relied on the masculine as the default gender. SW participants' agreement scores were far lower than those of CA-controls though not significantly below those of MA-controls. They also did not improve with age, which might suggest a permanent disability in this area. (Contains 1 figure and 9 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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