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International Review of Research in Mental Retardation - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123662163, 9780080857947

International Review of Research in Mental Retardation, Volume 16

1st Edition

Serial Editor: Norman Bray
eBook ISBN: 9780080857947
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th November 1990
Page Count: 218
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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.


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.


Researchers and graduate students in developmental and cognitive psychology.


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About the Serial Editor

Norman Bray

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