Using the highly influential working memory framework as a guide, this textbook provides a clear comparison of the memory development of typically developing children with that of atypical children. The emphasis on explaining methodology throughout the book gives students a real understanding about the way experiments are carried out and how to critically evaluate experimental research.

Working Memory in Children with down Syndrome and Williams Syndrome

Working memory in children with down syndrome and Williams syndrome

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this chapter, you should have an understanding of the major characteristics of two developmental disorders, Down syndrome and Williams syndrome. You should also have a critical understanding of the types of working memory difficulties that are often characteristic of these disorders. You should be able to describe and evaluate research evidence pertaining to these working memory difficulties in respect of the four ...

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