International Review of Research in Mental Retardation

International Review of Research in Mental Retardation

1st Edition - November 28, 1990

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  • Editor: Norman Bray
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080857947

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Description

This volume addresses three important areas of current research in mental retardation: behavioral toxicology research and its implications for the cause and prevention of some types of mental retardation, cognitive processes in mentally retarded individuals and the significance of this issue for the further development of remediation techniques, and social adaptation and family functioning and the importance of these topics for the study of mental retardation.

Readership

Researchers and graduate students in developmental and cognitive psychology.

Table of Contents

  • S.R. Schroeder, Methodological Issues in Specifying Neurotoxic Risk Factors for Developmental Delay: Lead and Cadmium as Prototypes. G.J. Myers and D.O. Marsh, The Role of Methylmercury Toxicity in Mental Retardation. E.C. Merrill, Attentional Resource Allocation and Mental Retardation. E.J. Short and S.W. Evans, Individual Differences in Cognitive and Social Problem-Solving Skills as a Function of Intelligence. J.L. Mathias, Social Intelligence, Social Competence, and Interpersonal Competence. Z. Stoneman, Conceptual Relationships between Family Research and Mental Retardation. Each chapter includes references. Index. Contents of Previous Volumes.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 218
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1990
  • Published: November 28, 1990
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080857947

About the Serial Editor

Norman Bray

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The University of Alabama, Birmingham, U.S.A.

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