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Published: 18 October 2012

392 Pages


ISBN: 9780195385373

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Spatial Representation

From Gene to Mind

Barbara Landau and James E. Hoffman

Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

  • New speculative theory/hypothesis emphasizing the role of developmental timing in the emergence of spatial cognitive systems
  • Emphasis on normal development as a framework to evaluate development in genetically impaired populations
  • Emphasis on theoretical framework of cognitive specialization within the broader context of spatial cognition
  • Detailed and comprehensive experiments comparing the profile of people with WS with that of normally developing children across a wide age range
  • Unique in examining a broad range of spatial cognitive sub-systems in normal development (and in the WS population)